Log Manager for NetScreen Firewalls (Legacy)
Date Published: May 2009
Log Manager for Firewalls collects events from logs and stores them in secure repositories so you can archive this data, create reports for management or auditing purposes, and analyze critical events to research issues. Log Manager for Firewalls collects all syslog messages you configure the NetScreen device to send.
This release supports the following products:
Why Install This Module?
Log Manager for Firewalls provides the following important new capabilities:
Improvements are made in direct response to suggestions from our customers. We thank you for your time and valuable input. We hope you continue to help us ensure our products meet all your needs.
The following table lists additional requirements for a Windows agent monitoring NetScreen Firewalls. For more information about agent requirements, see the Installation Guide for NetIQ Security Manager.
Installing This Module
You can install this module using the Module Installer. After you install the module, run the Configuration Wizard to configure the module. For more information about how to follow the Configuration Wizard, click the Help icon in the lower left of the wizard.
Configuring the Agent
Add the name and IP address of the NetScreen firewall device to the Hosts file on the Windows agent computer. For more information about the Hosts file, see the Windows documentation.
Configuring the NetScreen Firewall Device
NetScreen firewalls require configuration before Event Manager or Log Manager can begin monitoring or collecting data from them. Configure each NetScreen firewall device to forward syslog messages to the Windows agent acting as the proxy agent.
To configure support for NetScreen:
NetIQ Corporation strives to ensure our products provide quality solutions for your enterprise software needs. The following issues are currently being researched. If you need further assistance with any issue, please contact Technical Support.
Configuration Not Preserved After Upgrade
In some environments, configuration information is not maintained after you upgrade to this release. After you upgrade, run the configuration wizard and verify all information.
Previous Data Not Formatted Correctly in Forensic Report
With this release, Security Manager records data differently than in previous releases. Reports in this release do not properly display data gathered using the old structure. When you perform a forensic query, only use data gathered using this release.
Provider Configuration Not Preserved after Upgrade
In some environments, provider properties are not maintained after you upgrade to this release. If you must customize the provider properties, re-enter the changes after you upgrade. For information about provider properties, see the Security Manager documentation.
Rules Not Upgraded
In some environments, rules provided with this version will not properly install when you grade. The old rule will not work after upgrade. If you see this issue, contact NetIQ Technical Support for assistance in resolving the issue.
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