Log Manager for TippingPoint (Legacy)

Release Notes

Date Published: May 2009



Log Manager for TippingPoint allows you to collect, evaluate, and present data reported by a TippingPoint device.

Supported Products

This release supports the following products:

  • TippingPoint Security Management System version 2.5.1

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Why Install This Module?

With this release of Log Manager for TippingPoint, Security Manager now provides support for the TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System.

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.

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System Requirements

The following table lists additional requirements for a Windows agent acting as the proxy agent for TippingPoint. For more information about agent requirements, see the Installation Guide for NetIQ Security Manager.

Category Requirement
Processor 1.5 GHz Intel Pentium III or equivalent.
Memory 40 MB minimum. The amount of memory usage varies and depends on the environment, including event rate and other factors. Memory use for a Windows agent monitoring TippingPoint could reach 256 MB or higher.
Operating System All supported Windows agent platforms.
  • Ensure you have Security Manager 6.0 Service Pack 2 or later installed.
  • A Windows agent can monitor one or more instances of TippingPoint. For more information about the number of instances one agent can support, see the NetIQ Security Manager Knowledge Base article NETIQKB51404 at www.netiq.com/support/sm/.
  • If TippingPoint and the Windows agent are separated by a firewall, ensure the firewall allows syslog data through.
  • Use a unique agent for each platform sending syslog events. For example, use separate agents to monitor TippingPoint products.
  • Install the Windows agent with TippingPoint support on a separate computer from the database server or central computer.

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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.

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Configuring TippingPoint

Ensure you have configured TippingPoint to forward syslog events to a designated Windows agent using port 514. For more information about forwarding events, see the TippingPoint documentation.

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Contact Information

Please contact us with your questions and comments. We look forward to hearing from you.

For detailed contact information, see the Support Contact Information Web site.

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Legal Notice

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