When you create a connector for FortiSIEM, you are specifying how FortiADC can communicate with FortiSIEM for pushing logs to FortiSIEM.
FortiADC will connect to FortiSIEM by UDP, TCP or TCP SSL depending on FortiSIEM connector setting.
- The FortiSIEM service is required to be exposed on External IP.
To create a FortiSIEM Connector:
- Go to Security Fabric > Fabric Connectors.
- Click Create New.
- Under Other Fortinet Products, select FortiSIEM.
- Configure the following Syslog Server options, and then click Save.
Toggle on/off to enable/disable the Fabric Connector object.
Address Type the IP address of the FortiSIEM Log server. Port
Specify the port that FortiADC uses to communicate with the log server.
Select the protocol used for log transfer from the following:
Select one of the following options:
This field appears only if Proto is TCP or TCP SSL.
Select the severity level of the logs. All the exported logs will be attached with the selected severity level.
Enable to export the logs in .csv file.
Select the source facility of the logs. We only support the local use facilities which are not reserved and are available for general use.
Enable to export Event logs.
Enable to export Traffic logs.
Enable to export Security logs.
After the connector is created, FortiADC will push the logs to FortiSIEM server. The above configurations are also available in Log&Report > Log Setting > Syslog Server.