This document provides the steps required to configure the Cloudflare Inspector.


Quick Details

Recommended Agent: On-Demand
Supported Agents: On-Demand or Self-Managed
Is Auto-Discovered By: N/A
Can Auto-Discover: Cloudflare Child Accounts, Domain Inspector
Parent/Child Type Inspector: Yes
Inspection via: API
Data Summary: Here


The Cloudflare Inspector inspects the Cloudflare platform and returns data for DNS, Domain, User, Account, and Zone information.

See it in Action

Inspector Setup Preparation

Generating an API Key

  • Select "Read all resources" as shown below

  • Select how long you want this token to last in the TTL setting
    (Note: You can monitor this expiration date from within Liongard using the API Expiration Metric)

  • Confirm and Create the Token Be sure to save this token as you will need it for the inspector setup

Liongard Inspector Setup

In Liongard, navigate to Admin > Inspectors > Inspector Types > Navigate to the Cloudflare Inspector > Select Add System.

Fill in the following information:

  • Type of Inspector: Parent
  • Environment: Select the Environment this System should be associated to
  • Friendly Name: Suggested "Cloudflare [Environment Name]"
  • Agent: Select On-Demand Agent or select the On-premises Agent installed for this Environment
  • Inspector Version: Latest
  • API Key: The API Key you generated above

Select Save. The Inspector will now be triggered to run within the minute.

Optional: Turn on Flexible Asset/Configuration Auto-Updating

If you would like this Inspector's data to be sent to ConnectWise and/or IT Glue, turn on Flexible Assets/Configurations for this Inspector:

  • ConnectWise: Admin > Integrations > ConnectWise > Configuration Types > Confirm the "Configuration Auto-Updating" toggle is enabled
  • IT Glue: Admin > Integrations > IT Glue > Flexible Assets > Confirm the "Flexible Asset Auto-Updating" toggle is enabled