2. Connectors

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Supported Connectors

NP-Live includes NP-Connect, a utility to automatically retrieve network device configuration files on a schedule.

The list of connectors that are currently included with NP-Connect is as follows:

  • Cloud Providers (for retrieving vlan and services configurations) 
    • Amazon AWS
    • Microsoft Azure
  • Configuration Managers (read-only API) – for retrieving config files that are managed by a central system.  For each connector, the user can define the devices to be uploaded for monitoring.
    • Check Point R80
    • ForeScout
    • Fortinet Manager
    • Palo Alto Panorama
    • Solarwinds NCM
    • Tripwire (rule based file upload designation)
  • Direct Device Connection (read-only SSH)
    • Cisco ASA
    • Juniper
  • Volume Shares – for retrieving config files that are uploaded to a common collection repository. For each connector, the user can define the path and a list of files to include or exclude limit the files that are uploaded.
    • SAMBA share
    • SSH share

If you have a system for which you need a connector or if you encounter a technical issue, please contact support@network-perception.com.

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