Equinix - Remove Users
  • 23 Mar 2023
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Equinix - Remove Users

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Article Summary

Equinix - Remove Users removes Users in Equinix for:

  • Assets that match the results of the selected saved query, and match the Enforcement Action Conditions, if defined or 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 Action Conditions - Toggle on to enter a condition statement. See Configuring Enforcement Action Conditions to learn more about condition statement syntax.

  • Use stored credentials from Equinix Adapter - Select this option to use Equinix connected adapter credentials.

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.


To use this option, you must successfully configure an Equinix adapter connection.

Required Fields

These fields must be configured to run the Enforcement Set.

Instance Name - The Axonius node to use when connecting to the specified host. For more details, see Connecting Additional Axonius Nodes.

Additional Fields

These fields are optional.

  1. Reason - reason the user was removed. Default: 'Removed by Axonius enforcement action'.
  2. Host Name or IP Address - The hostname or IP address of the Equinix server that Axonius can communicate with.
  3. Client ID and Client Secret - The credentials for a user account that has the permissions to fetch assets.

If Use stored credentials from the Equinox adapter is not enabled, these fields are required.

  1. 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.

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

  3. HTTPS Proxy User Name - The user name to use when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address via the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.

  4. HTTPS Proxy Password - The password to use when connecting to the server using the  HTTPS Proxy.

Tunnel Name - For Axonius-hosted (SaaS) deployments. Select the tunnel through which to connect to perform the action.


Axonius uses the Equinix Terminate a User API.

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

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