ManageEngine Desktop Central
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ManageEngine Desktop Central is a desktop management and mobile device management software for managing desktops in LAN and across WAN and mobile devices from a central location.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices

Parameters

  1. Desktop Central Domain (required) - The hostname or IP address of the ManageEngine Desktop Central server.
  2. User Name and Password (required) - The credentials for a user account that has the Required Permissions to fetch assets.
  3. User Name Domain (optional, default: empty) - The AD domain. Use this option if you using the AD authentication method. For details, see Required Permissions.
  4. Verify SSL (required, default: False) - Verify the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Desktop Central Domain. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.
    • If enabled, the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Desktop Central Domain will be verified against the CA database inside of Axonius. If the SSL certificate can not be validated against the CA database inside of Axonius, the connection will fail with an error.
    • If disabled, the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Desktop Central Domain will not be verified against the CA database inside of Axonius.
  5. HTTP Proxy and HTTPS Proxy (optional, default: empty) - A proxy to use when connecting to the value supplied in Desktop Central Domain.
    • If supplied, Axonius will utilize the proxy when connecting to the value supplied in Desktop Central Domain.
    • If not supplied, Axonius will connect directly to the value supplied in Desktop Central Domain.
  6. For details on the common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.

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APIs

Axonius uses the ManageEngine Desktop Central REST API.

Required Permissions

The value supplied in User Name must have read access to devices.

To generate a password:

  1. From Desktop Central's web console, navigate to Admin -> API Explorer.
  2. On the left pane, click Authentication -> Login.
  3. Choose the authentication type as either Local authentication or AD authentication and furnish the user name and password.
  4. Upon execution, you will obtain a password along with the auth token.

Use that password in the Password field.
If you have selected the AD authentication, specify the domain in the User Name Domain field.


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