• 31 Mar 2024
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Device42 is a cloud-based CMDB that maps relationships and dependencies for physical and virtual machines, cloud servers and containers, network components, software, services, and applications.

Axonius uses the Device42 API.

Adapter Parameters

  1. Device42 Domain (required) - The hostname of the Device42 server.

  2. User Name and Password (required) - The user name and password for an account that has read access to the data to be fetched by the API.
    Device42 API enforces the role-based security that is created with the Device42 app. If you want a user to have access via the API, but not via the UI - deselect 'Staff Status' for that user from UI Tools > Admins & Permissions > Administrators.
    For details on Device 42 roles and permissions, see Device42 - Role-based Permissions and Access.

  3. Verify SSL - Select whether to verify the SSL certificate of the server against the CA database inside of Axonius. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.

  4. HTTPS Proxy (optional) - Connect the adapter to a proxy instead of directly connecting it to the domain.



To learn more about common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.

Advanced Settings


Advanced settings can either apply for all connections for this adapter, or you can set different advanced settings and/or different scheduling for a specific connection, refer to ​Advanced Configuration for Adapters

  1. Category Include list (optional) - Enter list of categories only from which devices will be fetched.

  2. Fetch only in service devices - select this option to fetch only devices that their “In Service” status is true.

  3. Add software details - Select this option to add the installed software details for each device

  4. Pull only latest software versions - Select this option to fetch ONLY the latest versions of each software on the installed software page.

  5. Parse hostname from custom fields - Select this option to parse the hostname from the Hostname custom field instead of the name field.


To learn more about Adapter Configuration tab advanced settings, see Adapter Advanced Settings.

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