BigFix Compliance Analytics (formerly SCA)
  • 03 Apr 2024
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BigFix Compliance Analytics (formerly SCA)

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Article summary

BigFix Compliance Analytics (formerly SCA) is a web-based application designed to help you manage security, vulnerability, and risk assessment.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices


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

  2. Token (required) - An API Token associated with a user account that has the Required Permissions to fetch assets. You can see your API Token in the Account Preferences screen of the BigFix Compliance interface.

  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.


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.

  1. Fetch last seen X days ago - Only fetch devices that were last seen X days ago.
  2. Checklist IDs - Specify a comma-separated list of checklist IDs to fetch from.

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


Note BigFix Developer Prerequisites
Axonius uses the BigFix REST API

Required Permissions

  • The WebReports service must be running. If you installed multiple Web Reports servers, local or remote, the Web Reports server that is selected for using the REST API is the first entry that appears in the table dbo.AGGREGATEDBY contained in the database BFEnterprise.

  • The user logging into the REST API must be defined as a BigFix Console operator with the Can use REST API and the Custom Content permissions set to YES in its definition or in one of the assigned roles.

Version Matrix

This adapter was only tested with the versions marked as supported, but may work with other versions. Contact Axonius Support if you have a version that is not listed, which is not functioning as expected.

BigFix Compliance Analytics Version 2.0.8Yes

Supported From Version

Supported from Axonius version 5.0

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