Select Log Forwarding Destinations

Device
Log Settings
The Log Settings page allows you to configure log forwarding to:
  • Panorama, SNMP trap receivers, email servers, Syslog servers, and HTTP servers
    —You can also add or remove tags from a source or destination IP address in a log entry; all log types except System logs and Configuration logs support tagging.
  • Logging Service
    —If you have a Logging Service subscription and have enabled the Logging Service (Device > Setup > Management), then the firewall will send the logs to the Logging Service when you configure log forwarding to Panorama/Logging Service. Panorama will query the Logging Service to access the logs, to display the logs, and to generate reports.
  • Azure Security Center
    —The integration with Azure Security Center is available only for VM-Series firewalls on Azure.
    • If you launched the VM-Series firewall from Azure Security Center, a security policy rule with the log forwarding profiles is automatically enabled for you.
    • If you launched the VM-Series firewall from the Azure Marketplace or using custom Azure templates, you must manually select
      Azure-Security-Center-Integration
      to forward System logs, User-ID logs, and HIP Match logs to Azure Security Center and use the Log Forwarding profile for other log types (see Objects > Log Forwarding).
      The free tier of Security Center is automatically enabled on your Azure subscription.
You can forward the following log types TechDocs_logo_cropped.png : System, Configuration, User-ID, HIP Match, and Correlation logs. To specify destinations for each log type,
Add
one or more match list profiles (up to 64) and complete the fields described in the following table.
To forward Traffic, Threat, WildFire Submissions, URL Filtering, Data Filtering, Tunnel Inspection, GTP, and Authentication logs, you must configure a Log Forwarding profile (see Objects > Log Forwarding).
Match List Profile Settings
Description
Name
Enter a name (up to 31 characters) to identify the match list profile. A valid name must start with an alphanumeric character and can contain zeros, alphanumeric characters, underscores, hyphens, periods, or spaces.
Filter
By default, the firewall forwards
All Logs
of the type for which you add the match list profile. To forward a subset of the logs, open the drop-down and select an existing filter or select
Filter Builder
to add a new filter. For each query in a new filter, specify the following fields and
Add
the query:
  • Connector
    —Select the connector logic (AND/OR) for the query. Select
    Negate
    if you want to apply negation to the logic. For example, to avoid forwarding logs from an untrusted zone, select
    Negate
    , select
    Zone
    as the Attribute, select
    equal
    as the Operator, and enter the name of the untrusted Zone in the Value column.
  • Attribute
    —Select a log attribute. The available attributes vary by log type.
  • Operator
    —Select the criterion to determine whether the attribute applies (such as
    equal
    ). The available criteria vary by the log type.
  • Value
    —Specify the attribute value to match.
To display or export TechDocs_logo_cropped.png the logs that the filter matches, select
View Filtered Logs
. This tab provides the same options as the
Monitoring
tab pages (such as
Monitoring
Logs
Traffic
).
Set the filter to forward logs for all event severity levels (the default filter is
All Logs
). To create separate log forwarding methods for different severity levels, specify one or more severity levels in the
Filter
, configure a
Forward Method
, and then repeat the process for the rest of the severity levels.
Description
Enter a description (up to 1,023 characters) to explain the purpose of this match list profile.
Panorama/Logging Service
Select
Panorama/Logging Service
if you want to forward logs to the Logging Service, Log Collectors or the Panorama management server. If you enable this option, you must configure log forwarding to Panorama TechDocs_logo_cropped.png .
You cannot forward Correlation logs from firewalls to Panorama. Panorama generates Correlation logs based on the firewall logs it receives.
SNMP
Add
one or more SNMP Trap server profiles to forward logs as SNMP traps (see Device > Server Profiles > SNMP Trap).
Email
Add
one or more Email server profiles to forward logs as email notifications (see Device > Server Profiles > Email).
Syslog
Add
one or more Syslog server profiles to forward logs as syslog messages (see Device > Server Profiles > Syslog).
HTTP
Add
one or more HTTP server profiles to forward logs as HTTP requests (see Device > Server Profiles > HTTP).
Built-in Actions
There are two types of built-in actions:
  • Tagging
    —You can add an action for all log types that include a source or destination IP address in the log entry by configuring the following settings as needed.
    You can tag only the source IP address in Correlation logs and HIP Match logs. You cannot configure any action for System logs and Configuration logs because the log type does not include an IP address in the log entry.
    • Add
      an action and enter a name to describe the action.
    • Select the IP address you want to automatically tag—
      Source Address
      or
      Destination Address
      .
    • Select the action—
      Add Tag
      or
      Remove Tag
      .
    • Select whether to register the IP address and tag mapping to the
      Local User-ID
      agent on this firewall or Panorama, or to a
      Remote User-ID
      agent.
    • To register the IP address and tag mapping to a
      Remote User-ID
      agent, select the HTTP server profile (Device > Server Profiles > HTTP) that will enable forwarding.
    • Configure the IP-Tag
      Timeout
      to set, in minutes, the amount of time that IP address-to-tag mapping is maintained. Setting the timeout to 0 means that the IP-Tag mapping does not timeout (range is 0 to 43200 (30 days); default is 0).
      You can only configure a timeout with the
      Add Tag
      action.
    • Enter or select the
      Tags
      you want to apply or remove from the target source or destination IP address.
  • Integration
    —Available only on the VM-Series firewall on Azure.
    Add
    a name and use this action to forward the selected logs to Azure Security Center. If you do not see this option, your Azure subscription may not be enabled for Azure Security Center.

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