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Cloud-Out Connector (License): Amazon S3

A new license allows you to back up data (rolled logs) to public cloud accounts in Amazon (S3).

Support for this feature requires you to configure the following components in FortiAnalyzer:

  • Create a Fabric Connector for Amazon S3
  • Configure cloud storage
To create Fabric Connectors for Amazon S3: 
  1. Go to Fabric View > Create New.

  2. Click Amazon S3.
  3. Complete the following options specific to Amazon S3 Connectors, and click OK:

    • In the Provider box, type AWS.
    • In the Region box, type us-west-1.
    • In the Access Key ID box, paste the access key from the Amazon S3 account.
    • In the Secret Access Key box, paste the secret access key from the Amazon S3 account.

      Following is an example of where to locate the information in Amazon S3:

To configure cloud storage: 
  1. Go to System setting > Advanced > Device Log Settings, and select Upload logs to cloud storage.
  2. Click Create New.

  3. Complete the following options, and click OK:
    • In the Cloud Storage Connector list, select the Fabric Connector that you created.
    • In the Remote Path box, type the bucket name from Amazon S3:

      Following is an example of where to locate the information in Amazon S3:

    The entry is added to the table on the Device Log Settings pane, for example:

    The FortiAnalyzer logs appear on Amazon S3. Following is an example of the log name in Log View and on Amazon S3:

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Cloud-Out Connector (License): Amazon S3

A new license allows you to back up data (rolled logs) to public cloud accounts in Amazon (S3).

Support for this feature requires you to configure the following components in FortiAnalyzer:

  • Create a Fabric Connector for Amazon S3
  • Configure cloud storage
To create Fabric Connectors for Amazon S3: 
  1. Go to Fabric View > Create New.

  2. Click Amazon S3.
  3. Complete the following options specific to Amazon S3 Connectors, and click OK:

    • In the Provider box, type AWS.
    • In the Region box, type us-west-1.
    • In the Access Key ID box, paste the access key from the Amazon S3 account.
    • In the Secret Access Key box, paste the secret access key from the Amazon S3 account.

      Following is an example of where to locate the information in Amazon S3:

To configure cloud storage: 
  1. Go to System setting > Advanced > Device Log Settings, and select Upload logs to cloud storage.
  2. Click Create New.

  3. Complete the following options, and click OK:
    • In the Cloud Storage Connector list, select the Fabric Connector that you created.
    • In the Remote Path box, type the bucket name from Amazon S3:

      Following is an example of where to locate the information in Amazon S3:

    The entry is added to the table on the Device Log Settings pane, for example:

    The FortiAnalyzer logs appear on Amazon S3. Following is an example of the log name in Log View and on Amazon S3: