You can configure a Palo Alto Networks firewall
to send an alert when WildFire identifies a malicious or phishing
sample. You can configure alerts for benign and grayware files as
well, but not for benign and grayware email links. This example
describes how to configure an email alert; however, you could also
configure log forwarding to set
up alerts to be delivered as syslog messages, SNMP traps, or Panorama alerts.
Configure an email server profile.
and then enter a
the profile. For example, WildFire-Email-Profile.
) Select the virtual system to which
this profile applies from the
to add a new email
server entry and enter the information required to connect to the
Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) server and send email (up
to four email servers can be added to the profile):
—Name to identify
the mail server (1-31 characters). This field is just a label and
does not have to be the host name of an existing SMTP server.
—The name to show in the
From field of the email.
—The email address where notification
emails are sent from.
—The email address to which notification
emails are sent.
—Enter an email
address to send notifications to a second recipient.
—The IP address or host name
of the SMTP gateway to use to send the emails.
to save the server
to save the changes
to the running configuration.
Test the email server profile.
and select the new
email profile from the
Send test email
and a test email should be sent to the recipients defined in the
Configure a log forwarding profile to enable WildFire
logs to be forwarded to Panorama, an email account, SNMP, a syslog
server, and as HTTP requests.
In this example you will set up email logs for when a sample
is determined to be malicious. You can also enable Benign and Grayware
logs to be forwarded, which will produce more activity if you are
The firewall does not forward WildFire logs
for blocked files to an email account.
and name the profile, for
example, WildFire-Log-Forwarding. Optionally, you can add a
the log forwarding profile.
to configure forwarding
Provide a name for the
Profile Match List
the logs using
choose the Email profile that was created in step 1 (in this case,
WildFire-Email-Profile), and click
save the match list updates.
again to save the
Log Forwarding Profile updates.
Add the log forwarding profile to a security policy being
used for WildFire forwarding (with a WildFire Analysis profile attached).
The WildFire Analysis profile defines the traffic that
the firewall forwards for WildFire analysis. To set up a WildFire
analysis profile and attach it to a security policy rule, see Forward
Files for WildFire Analysis.
and click on the policy
that is used for WildFire forwarding.