You can schedule exports of logs
and save them in CSV format to a
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server or use Secure Copy (SCP) to
securely transfer data between the firewall and a remote host. Log
profiles contain the schedule and FTP server information. For example,
a profile may specify that the previous day’s logs are collected
each day at 3AM and stored on a particular FTP server.
and fill in the following details:
Scheduled Log Export
Enter a name to identify the profile (up
to 31 characters). The name is case-sensitive and must be unique.
Use only letters, numbers, spaces, hyphens, and underscores.
cannot change the name after the profile is created.
Enter an optional description (up to 255
Select this option to enable the scheduling
of log exports.
Select the type of log (
). Default is traffic.
Scheduled Export Start Time (Daily)
Enter the time of day (hh:mm) to start the
export using a 24-hour clock (00:00 - 23:59).
Select the protocol to use to export logs
from the firewall to a remote host:
protocol is not secure.
—This protocol is secure. After
completing the remaining fields, you must click
SCP server connection
to test connectivity between the
firewall and the SCP server and you must verify and accept the host
key of the SCP server.
Enter the host name or IP address of the
FTP server that will be used for the export.
Enter the port number that the FTP server
will use. Default is 21.
Specify the path located on the FTP server
that will be used to store the exported information.
Enable FTP Passive Mode
Select this option to use passive mode for
the export. By default, this option is selected.
Enter the user name for access to the FTP
server. Default is anonymous.
Password / Confirm Password
Enter the password for access to the FTP
server. A password is not required if the user is anonymous.
Test SCP server connection
If you set the
you must click this button to test connectivity between the firewall
and the SCP server and then verify and accept the host key of the
If you use a Panorama template to configure
the log export schedule, you must perform this step after committing
the template configuration to the firewalls. After the template
commit, log in to each firewall, open the log export schedule, and