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What is retrieved will depend upon the TKU you are using.
Many of the results in the DDD from cloud requests are not simple attributes. Discovery does not try to make a list of simple attributes because you would end up with very complicated DDD node structure. If you want to see what is retrieve you will need to go and look at the AWS documentation. Administration -> Cloud Provider -> Amazon Web Services has a link to the supported requests and clicking on it beings up a dialog with the appropriate AWS documentation page.
Realistically you are not going to just push all the values to the CMDB. It is a lot of complex information and would need converting because it could be added.
The AWS tags, more in later TKU versions, are record in the inferred model. If should be possible to push values to the CMDB. It is not done by default.
Hi Andrew, Thanks for your reply !
Just to provide you a little background, the customer I’m working with is using discovery 11.3 with latest TKU updated : TKU-2019-01-3-ADDM-11.3+ to discover endpoints across all DC’s as well Public cloud resources hosted on AWS & then sync them with CMDB.
However, due to certain network restrictions in accessing cloud resources from discovery appliance over IP address, customer cannot run deep discover against AWS Cloud hosted data, hence they are leveraging discovery API scan to discover AWS resources, knowing API scan provides limited data as compared to deep discovery.
Since the data discovered using AWS API is limited, they would like to know the list of attributes that discovery can retrieve using AWS API based scan, so that they can populate rest of the AWS instance host related attributes/data manually into CMDB. Customer is using AWS SSM to retrieve AWS Host related data that they would import it into CMDB based on their requirement.
They also would like to know if they can use 'instance_id' of the AWS VM as primary key attribute to merge discovery AWS API scan data with AWS SSM generated host data into CMDB, but not sure if 'instance_id' attribute can be synced to CMDB by default or it would require custom mapping.
This below DOC links shows list of attributes only for AWS EC2 instances but not sure if this is the comprehensive list or there are more attributes discovery can retrieve from AWS API scan..
Hence, Please see if you can help me get the list of attributes discovery retrieves during AWS Cloud API scan .