Set up Cisco DNA Center to Connect with XSOAR Engines
Set up Cisco DNA Center to accept connections from Cortex
Because an XSOAR engine only retrieves data
from Cisco DNA Center, it requires a simple read-only user account
with access to the DNA Center API. XSOAR engines use this account
to log in to Cisco DNA Center API and begin retrieving data.
following instructions are based on Cisco DNA Center v2.1.2. For
more information, see the Manage Users chapter in
the Cisco DNA Center Administrator Guide, Release 2.1.2.
Configure a user role with read-only permission
to access the DNA Center API.
In the Cisco DNA Center UI, click the Menu icon (
Users & Roles
Role Based Access Control
and then click
Create a New Role
the Create a Role window that appears, click
Let’s Do it
the Create a New Role window that appears, enter a name for the
role, such as
, and then click
the Define the Access window that appears, set the permission level
for the features you want the XSOAR
engines to access.
the summary that appears, and if correct, click
Create a user account and assign it to the user role
you just created.
enter a first name, last name, and username.
From Role List,
choose the custom role (
for example) to assign
to the new user.
Enter the password, confirm it, and then
Either create additional read-only user accounts for
other XSOAR instances to use when XSOAR engines authenticate themselves
to the Cisco DNA Center API or configure them to use the same account.
Remember the usernames and passwords for these accounts because
you will enter them in the Cisco DNA Center instances you configure