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Database Connector (HIAB only)


This document provides set up information on the Database Connector integration.


There are other products which may require Outpost24 data to be available in a database for selection. We do not grant access to the internal database used in HIAB because it is subject to restructuring for performance and optimization, and as a security measure.

However, HIAB can be configured to set up a database connector and export findings data to external databases using Events or Report Schedules. Then, you may run your analysis or integrate external products/solutions to the external database.

When connecting to the database, you must have permissions to create tables as well as updating data.
Supported External Databases:

  • MS SQL
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL

Set Up Database Integration

To set up Database integration:

  1. Go to Menu > Settings > Integrations.
  2. In the Integration Settings window, select the Database tab.

  3. Provide the below information to set up a Database connector:

    HostProvide the hostname of the external database server.

    Provide the port number the database connector is using to communicate.

    Database NameProvide the database name of he external database server to which findings data should be exported.

    Select one of the types from the drop-down menu:

    • MS SQL
    • MySQL
    • PostgreSQL

    Trust certificate

    When checked the server certificate is trusted, and no checks are performed on it. Default is unchecked.

    UsernameProvide the username to authenticate against external database server.
    PasswordProvide the password to authenticate against external database server.
    Table Name

    Provide a valid name for table in the database. A table is created automatically during HIAB - DB integration process. You can use any special character supported by ASCII, depending  on the type of database.

  4. Click on the save button to save the current settings.

Set Up Report Schedule

  1. In the HIAB go to Main menu > Netsec > Reporting tools and select the Scheduling tab.
  2. Create a schedule with Recipient type as Database and Table Name same as in Integration.
  3. Click Save.


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