IBM BigFix Inventory
  • 21 Sep 2022
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IBM BigFix Inventory

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Article Summary

IBM BigFix Inventory gathers information about installed software and hardware in your IT infrastructure.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices


  1. BigFix Inventory Domain (required) - The hostname of the IBM BigFix Inventory server.

  2. User Name and Password (optional) - The credentials for a user account that has the permissions to fetch assets.

  3. API Token (For MFA Cases) (optional) - The API token to authenticate. Should be used for MFA cases.

  4. Verify SSL - Select whether to verify the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in BigFix Inventory Domain. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.

  5. HTTPS Proxy (optional) - A proxy to use when connecting to the value supplied in BigFix Inventory Domain.

  6. For details on the common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.


Advanced Settings


From Version 4.6, 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. Fetch CPU details (optional) - Select whether to include CPU details in the fetch.
  2. Fetch installed software (optional, default: true) - Select whether to fetch installed software data for fetched devices.

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

Required Ports

For details, see IBM - Network and port requirements.

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