Default data collectors

You can choose to import the assets from the default or the CSV data collector.

The asset system assigns the following default data collectors for various platforms:

Table: Platform and data collectors


Data collector

ESM platform

ESM data collector

Oracle platform

Oracle data collector

SQL platform

SQL data collector

UNIX platform

UNIX data collector

Windows platform

Windows data collector

Custom platform

CSV data collector


If you create a custom asset type, the CSV data collector becomes the default data collector for the newly addef fields of the custom asset type.

Common platform

The Common platform is the platform that is used to import the common fields across the asset types.

CSV data collector

More Information

About the working of default data collectors in asset import