• 06 Feb 2024
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Article summary

PrivX provides privileged access to on-prem and cloud environments, including control access to servers, network devices and other critical infrastructure according to user roles and privileges.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices
  • Users


  1. Host Name or IP Address (required) - The hostname or IP address of the PrivX server.

  2. OAuth Client ID, OAuth Client Secret, API Client ID and API Client Secret (required) - The credentials for an API client that has the Required Permissions to fetch assets.

  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.

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



Axonius uses the SSH PrivX API.

Required Ports

  • HTTPS port 443

Required Permissions

The value supplied in OAuth Client ID, OAuth Client Secret, API Client ID and API Client Secret must have read access to devices and users.

To create an API client:

  1. Log as a system admin to the PrivX server
  2. Go to SettingsDeploymentIntegrate with PrivX using API Clients
  3. Click ADD API CLIENT.
  4. Select the following permissions:
    • users-view
    • hosts-view
  5. Click SAVE.
    The client API credential will be displayed. Use those in the adapter connection parameters.

Version Matrix

This adapter has only been tested with the versions marked as supported, but may work with other versions. Please contact Axonius Support if you have a version that is not listed and it is not functioning as expected.

SSH PrivX Authentication API: 1.0.1Yes
SSH PrivX Local User Store API: 1.0.3Yes
SSH PrivX Host Store API: 1.0.3Yes

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