Novell Sentinel Log Manager can collect data from a wide range of event sources, such as intrusion detection systems, firewalls, operating systems, routers, databases, switches, mainframes, antivirus applications, and Novell applications. A modular architecture divides the task of protocol-level connections (Connectors) and the parsing logic (Collectors) for specific event sources.
Novell Sentinel Log Manager supports a wide variety of Connectors and also includes a variety of Collectors.The configuration required to integrate a new event source with Novell Sentinel Log Manager varies, depending on the type of event source and the communication method selected.
Novell recommends that you review the full documentation for any new event source integration to ensure that all available features are enabled. Collector plug-ins also come with Collector packs. For more information, see Section 6.4.1, Extracting Reports from Collector Packs.
The configuration required to integrate a new event source with Novell Sentinel Log Manager varies depending on the type of event source and the communication method selected.