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External Systems Configuration Guide

McAfee Firewall Enterprise (Sidewinder)

What is Discovered and Monitored

Protocol Information Discovered Metrics Collected Used For
 Syslog

Event Types

In ADMIN > Device Support > Event Types, search for "sidewinder" 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.

Sample Parsed Sidewinder Syslog

Jun 18 10:34:08 192.168.2.10 wcrfw1 auditd: date="2011-06-18 14:34:08 +0000",fac=f_http_proxy,area=a_libproxycommon,
type=t_nettraffic,pri=p_major,pid=2093,logid=0,cmd=httpp,hostname=wcrfw1.community.int,event="session end",app_risk=low,
app_categories=infrastructure,netsessid=1adc04dfcb760,src_geo=US,srcip=74.70.205.191,srcport=3393,srczone=external,protocol=6,
dstip=10.1.1.27,dstport=80,dstzone=dmz1,bytes_written_to_client=572,bytes_written_to_server=408,rule_name=BTC-inbound,
cache_hit=1,start_time="2011-06-18 14:34:08 +0000",application=HTTP

Settings for Access Credentials

Use these Access Method Definition settings to allow FortiSIEM to access your device.

Setting Value
Name <set name>
Device Type McAfee Sidewinder Firewall
Access Protocol See Access Credentials
Port See Access Credentials
Password config See Password Configuration

McAfee Firewall Enterprise (Sidewinder)

What is Discovered and Monitored

Protocol Information Discovered Metrics Collected Used For
 Syslog

Event Types

In ADMIN > Device Support > Event Types, search for "sidewinder" 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.

Sample Parsed Sidewinder Syslog

Jun 18 10:34:08 192.168.2.10 wcrfw1 auditd: date="2011-06-18 14:34:08 +0000",fac=f_http_proxy,area=a_libproxycommon,
type=t_nettraffic,pri=p_major,pid=2093,logid=0,cmd=httpp,hostname=wcrfw1.community.int,event="session end",app_risk=low,
app_categories=infrastructure,netsessid=1adc04dfcb760,src_geo=US,srcip=74.70.205.191,srcport=3393,srczone=external,protocol=6,
dstip=10.1.1.27,dstport=80,dstzone=dmz1,bytes_written_to_client=572,bytes_written_to_server=408,rule_name=BTC-inbound,
cache_hit=1,start_time="2011-06-18 14:34:08 +0000",application=HTTP

Settings for Access Credentials

Use these Access Method Definition settings to allow FortiSIEM to access your device.

Setting Value
Name <set name>
Device Type McAfee Sidewinder Firewall
Access Protocol See Access Credentials
Port See Access Credentials
Password config See Password Configuration