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Symantec EPM

When you configure Symantec EPM to send log data to USM Anywhere, you can use the Symantec EPM plugin to translate the raw log data into normalized events for analysis.

Device Details
Vendor Symantec
Device Type Endpoint Management
Connection Type Syslog

Integrating Symantec EPM

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

To configure Symantec EPM to send log data to the USM Anywhere sensor

  1. In the console, click Admin.
  2. Click Servers.
  3. Click the local site or remote site that you want to export log data from.
  4. Click Configure External Logging.
  5. On the General2 tab, in the Update Frequency list box, select how often to send the log data to the file.
  6. In the Master Logging Server list box, select the management server to send the logs to.

    Note: If you use SQL Server and connect multiple management servers to the database, specify only one server as the Master Logging Server.

  7. Check Enable Transmission of Logs to a Syslog Server.
  8. Provide the following information:

    1. Syslog Server — Enter the IP address or domain name of the USM Anywhere sensor that you want to receive the log data.
    2. Destination Port — Select UDP as the protocol to use, and type 514 as the destination port that the USM Anywhere sensor uses to listen for syslog messages.
    3. Log Facility — Enter the number of the log facility that you want to the syslog configuration file to use, or use the default.

      Valid values range from 0 to 23.

  9. On the Log Filter tab, select the logs you want to export.
  10. Click OK.

Plugin Enablement

For plugin enablement information, see Manual Plugin Management.

Available Plugin Fields

The following plugin fields are important attributes extracted from the syslog message. 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.

  • app_name
  • audit_reason
  • destination_address
  • destination_hostname
  • destination_mac
  • destination_port
  • event_action
  • event_description
  • event_name
  • event_outcome
  • file_hash
  • file_name
  • file_path
  • malware_family
  • policy
  • rep_device_hostname
  • rep_device_rule_id
  • request_url
  • security_group_name
  • source_address
  • source_hostname
  • source_mac
  • source_ntdomain
  • source_port
  • source_process
  • source_process_commandline
  • source_username
  • timestamp_occured

Additional Resources and Troubleshooting

http://www.symantec.com/connect/forums/external-logging-syslog-server

For troubleshooting, refer to the vendor documentation:

https://www.symantec.com/content/dam/symantec/docs/education/endpoint-protection-12-1-maintain-and-troubleshoot-course-desc-generic-en.pdf