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Launching a Cisco Umbrella Action from an Alarm or Event

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When you review the information in the Alarm Details or Event Details, you can easily launch an action to forward the associated domain information to Cisco Umbrella. If you want to apply an action to similar items that occur in the future, you can also create an orchestration rule directly from the alarmAlarms provide notification of an event or sequence of events that require attention or investigation. or eventAny traffic or data exchange detected by AlienVault products through a Sensor, or through external devices such as a firewall..

To launch a Cisco Umbrella orchestration action for an alarm or event

  1. Navigate to ACTIVITY > ALARMS or ACTIVITY > EVENTS.
  2. Click the alarm or event to open the details.
  3. Click Select Action.

    Click Select Action in the alarm details

  4. In the Select Action dialog, select the Cisco Umbrella tile.

    Select the Cisco Umbrella response action to run for the alarm

    This displays the options for the selected response app. It automatically sets the App Action to Report names found on an alarm.

  5. If you have more than one sensor installed, select the sensor where the AlienApp for Cisco Umbrella is enabled.

    Choose the sensor and run the app response action

  6. Click Run.

    After USM Anywhere initiates the action, it displays a confirmation dialog.

    You can create a rule to launch a Cisco Umbrella response action for similar alarms

    If you want to create a rule to apply the action to similar items that occur in the future, click Create rule for similar alarms or Create rule for similar eventsand define the new rule. If not, click OK.