Sophos Central
  • 05 Nov 2023
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Sophos Central

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Article summary

Sophos Central is a unified console that provides one place to manage Sophos products, including: endpoint, mobile, encryption, web, email, server, and wireless security.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices


  1. Client ID and Client Secret (required) - API credentials generated by a super admin user. For details, see Add API Credentials.

  2. 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.

  3. HTTPS Proxy (optional) - Connect the adapter to a proxy instead of directly connecting it to the domain.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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.

  • Fetch firewalls - Select this option to fetch firewalls.

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


Axonius uses the Sophos Central Endpoint API.

Add API Credentials

To add API credentials, do the following:

  1. Login to Sophos Central Admin.
  2. Click Add Credential and give the credential details.
    This generates the credential, together with a Client ID and a Client Secret.
  3. Copy the Client ID and Client Secret.

You can only see the Client Secret once.

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