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Cloud-Out Connector (License): Google Cloud

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

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

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

  2. Click Google.
  3. Complete the following options specific to Google Cloud Storage Connector, and click OK:

    • In the Cloud Project Number box, paste the project number from the Google account.
    • In the Service Account Credentials box, paste the service account credentials from the Google account.
    • In the Cloud Location box, type us-west-1.

      Following is an example of where to locate the information in the Google account:

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 the Google account.

      Following is an example of where to locate the information in the Google account:

    The FortiAnalyzer logs appear in the Google bucket:

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Cloud-Out Connector (License): Google Cloud

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

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

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

  2. Click Google.
  3. Complete the following options specific to Google Cloud Storage Connector, and click OK:

    • In the Cloud Project Number box, paste the project number from the Google account.
    • In the Service Account Credentials box, paste the service account credentials from the Google account.
    • In the Cloud Location box, type us-west-1.

      Following is an example of where to locate the information in the Google account:

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 the Google account.

      Following is an example of where to locate the information in the Google account:

    The FortiAnalyzer logs appear in the Google bucket: