phpIPAM - Create or Update Assets
  • 29 Oct 2023
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phpIPAM - Create or Update Assets

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Article Summary

phpIPAM - Create or Update Assets creates and/or updates assets in phpIPAM for each asset that matches the parameters of the selected saved query, and the other Enforcement Action settings or the assets selected on the relevant asset page.

See Creating Enforcement Sets to learn more about adding Enforcement Actions to Enforcement Sets.

General Settings

  • Enforcement Set name (required) - The name of the Enforcement Set. A default value is added by Axonius. You can change the name according to your needs.
  • Add description - Click to add a description of the Enforcement Set. It is recommended to describe what the Enforcement Set does.
  • Run action on assets matching following query (required) - Select an asset category and a query. The Enforcement Action will be run on the assets that match the query parameters.
  • Action name (required) - The name of the Main action. A default value is added by Axonius. You can change the name according to your needs.
  • Configure Dynamic Values - Toggle on to enter a Dynamic Value statement. See Creating Enforcement Action Dynamic Value Statements to learn more about Dynamic Value statement syntax.

  • Use stored credentials from phpIPAM adapter - Select this option to use the first phpIPAM connected adapter credentials. SAS Concur
    • When you select this option, the Select Adapter Connection drop-down is available, and you can choose which adapter connection to use for this Enforcement Action.

Required Fields

These fields are required to run the Enforcement Action.

  • Action Choice - Select the action to perform:
    • Create - Creates assets that don't already exist. Existing assets are ignored.
    • Update - Updates existing assets. Information for new assets is ignored.
    • Create and Update - Creates assets that don't already exist and updates existing assets.
  • Compute Node - The Axonius node to use when connecting to the specified host. For more details, see Connecting Additional Axonius Nodes.

Additional Fields

  • Exclude connections - From the list, select the adapter connections to ignore. You can select more than one.

  • Map Axonius fields to adapter fields - Use the Field Mapping Wizard to map Axonius fields to fields in external systems. In this way you can transfer data found in Axonius into the external system as part of the configuration of relevant enforcement actions. The wizard shows you which fields exist on the Axonius system, allowing you to map them easily.


Connection Parameters

If Use stored credentials from the Salesforce Adapter is disabled, these fields are required:

  • phpIPAM Host Name - The domain of the phpIPAM server.
  • Application ID - The phpIPAM ID used to log in and create or update assets.
  • User Name and Password - The credentials for a user account that has the Required Permissions to fetch assets.
  • 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.

  • HTTPS Proxy - Connect the adapter to a proxy instead of directly connecting it to the domain.


The credentials used to connect to phpIPAM must have permissions to create and update assets.

For more details about other Enforcement Actions available, see Action Library.

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