McAfee MVision Cloud
  • 24 Mar 2022
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McAfee MVision Cloud

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McAfee MVision Cloud is a CASB solution that protects data and stops threats in the cloud across SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and on-premise environments.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices

Parameters

  1. Host Name or IP Address (required) - The hostname or IP address of the McAfee MVision Cloud server. The default value is https://api.mvision.mcafee.com.
  2. Client ID (required) - A client ID. Create the client ID as follows: Login to the MVISION EPO console and open a new tab, and go to the McAfee MVision sign in page. Copy the value of client_id.
  3. API Key (required) - An API Key associated with a user account that has permissions to fetch assets. Refer to (#APIs) for information about how to generate the API Key.
  4. Client Secret (optional) - The Client Secret. Refer to (#APIs) for information about how to generate the Client Secret.
Note:

When User Name and Password are not supplied, Client Secret is required. Client Secret is the preferred method of Authentication.

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

When Client Secret is not supplied, User Name and Password are required.

  1. Permission Scope - The scope of permission to grant. The default value is epo.admin.
  2. Verify SSL (required, default: False) - Verify the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.
    • When enabled, the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address is verified against the CA database inside of Axonius. When the SSL certificate can not be validated against the CA database inside Axonius, the connection fails with an error.
    • When disabled, the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address is not verified against the CA database inside Axonius.
  3. HTTPS Proxy (optional, default: empty) - A proxy to use when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address.
    • When supplied, Axonius uses the proxy when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address.
    • When not supplied, Axonius connects directly to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address.
  4. HTTPS Proxy User Name (optional, default: empty) - The user name to use when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address via the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
    • When supplied, Axonius authenticates with this value when connecting to the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
    • When not supplied, Axonius does not perform authentication when connecting to the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
  5. HTTPS Proxy Password (optional, default: empty) - The password to use when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address via the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
    • When supplied, Axonius authenticates with this value when connecting to the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
    • When not supplied, Axonius does not perform authentication when connecting to the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
  6. To learn more about common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.

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Advanced Settings

Note:

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. Maximum number of retries for each request (required, default: 5) - Requests sent to McAfee may return errors from the McAfee side. This is the maximum number of retries per request sent to the server (as opposed to the total amount of retries).
  2. Time to wait before retrying requests - Time (in seconds) to wait after an unsuccessful (for any reason) request before retrying.

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Note:

Every Client ID has a request cap on the MVision API. This adapter is optimized to deliver all the devices using the smallest number of requests possible.
If fetches fail periodically and intermittently (success, then failure, then success, then failure, …), change the fetch schedule.

Note:

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


APIs

Axonius uses the MVision API.

Generating the API Key

Login to the MVision Developer Portal

  1. Select Documentation
  2. Select MVision Developer Portal
  3. Select Self Service
  4. Select API Access Management
    The API Key is displayed at the top of the key, copy the API key.
  • Click generate Client Secret to generate a client secret and copy it.


Required Permissions

The value supplied in User Name must have epo.device.r permissions to fetch assets.

The value supplied in API Key must be associated with credentials that have epo.device.r permissions to fetch assets.

Supported From Version

Supported from Axonius version 4.5


What's Next
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