is 1 to 16 Log Collectors that operate as a single logical unit for collecting firewall logs. You can configure a Collector Group with multiple Log Collectors to ensure log redundancy or to accommodate logging rates that exceed the capacity of a single Log Collector (see
Panorama Platforms). To understand the risks and recommended mitigations, see
Caveats for a Collector Group with Multiple Log Collectors.
The M-Series appliance in Panorama mode (Panorama management server) has a predefined (default) local Collector Group that contains a predefined local Log Collector. However, switching to Log Collector mode would remove the local Log Collector and Collector Group; you would have to
Set up the M-Series Appliance as a Log Collector, add it as a managed collector to the Panorama management server, and configure a Collector Group to contain the managed collector.