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Table of Contents

External Systems Configuration Guide

F5 Networks Web Accelerator

What is Discovered and Monitored

Protocol

Information discovered

Metrics/Logs collected

Used for

Syslog Permitted traffic Log analysis and compliance

Event Types

In ADMIN > Device Support > Event Types, search for "f5-web" to see the event types associated with this device. 

Rules

There are no predefined rules for this device. 

Reports

There are no predefined reports for this device. 

Configuration

Syslog

FortiSIEM processes events from this device via syslog sent by the device. Configure the device to send syslog to FortiSIEM as directed in the device's product documentation, and FortiSIEM will parse the contents.

  • For Syslog Server, or the server where the syslog should be sent, enter the IP address of your FortiSIEM virtual appliance.
  • For Port, enter 514.
  • Make sure that the syslog type is Common Event Format (CEF). The syslog format should be the same as that shown in the example.

Example Syslog

<182>Oct 20 13:52:56 local/BadReligion1 info logger: [ssl_acc] 1.1.1.2 - admin [20/Oct/2011: 13:52:56 -0400] "POST /iControl/iControlPortal.cgi HTTP/1.1" 200 654 

F5 Networks Web Accelerator

What is Discovered and Monitored

Protocol

Information discovered

Metrics/Logs collected

Used for

Syslog Permitted traffic Log analysis and compliance

Event Types

In ADMIN > Device Support > Event Types, search for "f5-web" to see the event types associated with this device. 

Rules

There are no predefined rules for this device. 

Reports

There are no predefined reports for this device. 

Configuration

Syslog

FortiSIEM processes events from this device via syslog sent by the device. Configure the device to send syslog to FortiSIEM as directed in the device's product documentation, and FortiSIEM will parse the contents.

  • For Syslog Server, or the server where the syslog should be sent, enter the IP address of your FortiSIEM virtual appliance.
  • For Port, enter 514.
  • Make sure that the syslog type is Common Event Format (CEF). The syslog format should be the same as that shown in the example.

Example Syslog

<182>Oct 20 13:52:56 local/BadReligion1 info logger: [ssl_acc] 1.1.1.2 - admin [20/Oct/2011: 13:52:56 -0400] "POST /iControl/iControlPortal.cgi HTTP/1.1" 200 654