- Data Collector
A CMDB is rarely a stand-alone application. In order to integrate iTop with the rest of your infrastructure, three powerful mechanisms are available:
Data Synchronization enables the federation of data from various sources into iTop:
All these services work on virtually any object in iTop: Devices, Contacts, Tickets, User Accounts…
A collector is a standalone application which pull data from an external Source, then push them to iTop through DataSynchro.
Some collectors exists for some commonly used applications, but in most cases you will have to write your own, or at least twist the existing collector to process the data that matters to you.
It can be done using this as a basis: Data collector Base