ManageEngine AssetExplorer
  • 28 Mar 2023
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ManageEngine AssetExplorer

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Article Summary

ManageEngine AssetExplorer is a web-based IT Asset Management (ITAM) software that helps monitor and manage assets in network from planning phase to disposal phase.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices


  1. Host Name or IP Address (required) - The hostname or IP address of the ManageEngine AssetExplorer server that Axonius can communicate with via the Required Ports.

  2. Technician key token (required) - An API Key associated with a user account that has the Required Permissions to fetch assets.
    To obtain a technician key token, see Generate a Technician Key Token.

  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.

  5. HTTPS Proxy User Name (optional) - The user name to use when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address via the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.

  6. HTTPS Proxy Password (optional) - The password to use when connecting to the server using the HTTPS Proxy.

  7. 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. Enrich device with installed software data - Select this option to enrich devices with data about installed software.


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


Axonius uses the following APIs:

  • api/v3/assets
  • api/v3/workstations

To view API documentation

  1. Navigate to AssetExplorer and click Login as Asset Manager (no user credentials are needed).

  2. From the top-right of the page, click Cogwheel.png (Admin icon). The Admin Settings page opens.

  3. Under the General Settings section, click API.
    The General Settings - API page opens.

  4. Click Documentation.

Required Ports

Axonius must be able to communicate with the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address via the following ports:

  • TCP port 8080

Generate a Technician Key Token

To generate a technician key token

  1. From AssetExplorer, click User Profile on the upper-right corner.


  1. Click Generate API Key. The Generate API Key dialog opens.

  2. Select Never expires and click Regenerate to regenerate the API key.

  3. Copy the API key that appears and paste it into the Axonius Technician key token parameter.

Required Permissions

The value supplied in Technician key token must be associated with credentials that have Read-only permissions to fetch assets.

Supported From Version

Supported from Axonius version 4.7

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