Log Manager for Tripwire Enterprise (Legacy)

Release Notes

Date Published: May 2009



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

Supported Products

This release supports the following products:

  • Tripwire Enterprise 6.x
  • Tripwire Enterprise 7.x

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Why Install This Module?

Log Manager for Tripwire Enterprise provides support for Tripwire Enterprise 6.x and 7.x.

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 monitoring Tripwire Enterprise. 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 Tripwire Enterprise 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 Tripwire Enterprise. 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 Tripwire Enterprise 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 NetScreen and Tripwire Enterprise products.
  • Install the Windows agent with Tripwire Enterprise 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 Tripwire Enterprise

Ensure you have configured Tripwire Enterprise to forward syslog events to the local host using port 514. For more information about forwarding events, see the Tripwire Enterprise User Guide.

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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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