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Microsoft Windows Exchange NXLog

When you configure Microsoft Exchange Server to send logs through NXLog to USM Anywhere, you can use the Windows Exchange NXLog plugin to translate the raw log data into normalized events for analysis.

Device Details
Device vendor Microsoft
Device type DHCP server
Connection type Syslog

Integrating NXLog for Microsoft Exchange Server

Before you configure the integration, you must have the IP Address of the USM Anywhere Sensor.

To configure NXLog to send log data to USM Anywhere

Plugin Enablement

The Windows DHCP NXLog plugin automatically processes all messages when the raw message contains "SourceName":"EXCHANGE NXLOG".

Available Plugin Fields

The following plugin fields are important attributes extracted from the syslog message. The USM Anywhere reports use these fields, and you can also reference them when creating custom reports. In addition to reporting, the USM Anywhere correlation rules make use of these fields.

  • bytes_in
  • bytes_out
  • customfield_0
  • customfield_1
  • customfield_2
  • customfield_3
  • customfield_4
  • customfield_5
  • customfield_6
  • customfield_7
  • customheader_0
  • customheader_1
  • customheader_2
  • customheader_3
  • customheader_4
  • customheader_5
  • customheader_6
  • customheader_7
  • destination_address
  • destination_address_6
  • destination_zone
  • destination_hostname
  • device_direction
  • email_recipient
  • email_sender
  • email_subject
  • event_name
  • external_id
  • source_address
  • source_address_6
  • source_hostname
  • source_zone
  • source_service_name
  • timestamp_occured


For troubleshooting, refer to the vendor documentation: