Imperva Data Activity Monitoring (DAM)
  • 03 Jul 2024
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Imperva Data Activity Monitoring (DAM)

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Imperva Data Activity Monitoring (DAM) defines and enforces data security and compliance policies across the cloud and on-premises including relational databases, mainframes, big data platforms, data warehouses, and enterprise file stores.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices
  • Databases


  1. Imperva DAM Domain (required) - The hostname or IP Address of the Imperva DAM server. When using a hostname, it must be the FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name) of your Imperva DAM server.
  2. User Name and Password (required) - The credentials for a user account 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.

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 DB connections as assets - Select this option to fetch DB connections as assets.
  2. Fetch DAS assessment results - Select this option to fetch DAS assessment results.
  3. Use DB name for asset name - Select this option to use the database name for the asset name.

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


Axonius uses the Imperva DAM API.

Required Permissions

The value supplied in User Name must have read access to devices.
Such permission are required to access the data necessary to a given API resource. For more details, see Creating a SecureSphere User on Imperva documentation website.

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