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Integrating with AssetExplorer

AssetExplorer is ManageEngine's flagship product for complete lifecycle management of IT assets, and ManageEngine Endpoint Central is a unified endpoint management solution for managing and securing endpoints such as desktops, laptops, mobile devices, tablets, servers, and point-of-sale devices from a single console. Endpoint Central - AssetExplorer integration lets you:

  • Real-time IT asset management - be notified of every minute change in hardware/software inventory
  • Fetch granular asset details of all the computers and mobile devices in your network
  • Procure accurate and comprehensive IT asset information

Endpoint Central is an agent-based solution, and therefore, integrating Endpoint Central with AssetExplorer will yield accurate asset details periodically. Endpoint Central will post the inventory details immediately to AssetExplorer in the following scenarios :

  • During every system startup
  • User logon
  • After every successful scan (manual & scheduled)
  • Whenever a new software application is installed/uninstalled

Steps to integrate

Follow the below-mentioned steps to integrate Endpoint Central with AssetExplorer:

  1. Login to Endpoint Central console, and navigate to Admin > Integrations > ServiceDesk Plus settings > choose AssetExplorer under ManageEngine products.
  2. Furnish the server name/ IP address/DNS name, and the port number.
  3. Select the communication type as HTTP or HTTPS.
  4. Generate API key to integrate with AssetExplorer
  5. Select the desired features that you wish to enable using this integration, and click on Save to finish the integration.

To perform integration from AssetExplorer console,

Navigate to assetExplorer console and click the gear icon

  1. Naviaget to Apps & Add-ons > Integrations.
  2. Select ManageEngine Endpoint Central settings.
  3. Furnish the server name/ IP address/DNS name, and the port number.
  4. Select the communication type as HTTP or HTTPS.
  5. Generate API key to integrate with Endpoint Central and click Save.

You have successfully integrated Endpoint Central with AssetExplorer.