KBI 311935 How To Export CMDB-X to CSV Via Argent Global Manager


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Monday, 29 June 2021


Argent’s CMDB-X is an extensible database of servers and devices in a network environment of an enterprise organization.

CMDB-X provides complete network discovery of all servers and TCP/IP devices in the network using Active Directory, Network Browser, ICMP Ping, Windows Cluster and SNMP Discovery.

Many of the enterprise customers prefer to keep their network hierarchy, for their ease of use, in CSV files.

Due to its simplicity, many of the network administrators also prefer to work with CSV and many of the scripting languages like PowerShell provides easy interfaces for CSV to manipulate with.

Argent Global Manager allows exporting of CMDB-X to CSV file

See KBI 311512 for exporting CMDB-X to CSV file via command line

See KBI 311936 for exporting CMDB-X to XML file via Argent Guardian Ultra GUI

Technical Background

This utility exports the CMDB-X information to a CSV file.

It should be run from any machine where Argent Global Manager can be accessed.

The details of backend database used for CMDB-X is read from Argent Global Manager and exported to a local file in default download folder.


1) From Argent Global Manager

2) CMDB-X > Display – Export

3) Select all devices or enter filter criteria

4) Select Export

5) CSV File will be created in default download folder For e.g. CMDB-X_EXPORT_E4B82C12-99A8-4217-BEB8-E2471908420E.csv