PBF e-mail notification

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L1 Bithead

PBF e-mail notification

Hello,

Does anyone know if there's a way to have a notification e-mail sent when PBF kicks in?  We had a hiccup on our Internet circuit and PBF worked flawlessy... so well though that I wasn't really aware of the circuit issue until the next day when I was troubleshooting something else related to the hiccup.  There are probably a few different ways that I can monitor and alert but I was just wondering if having the PA firewall send a notification e-mail is one of them.

Thanks in advance!

-Dave

L5 Sessionator

Re: PBF e-mail notification

You can forward the logs to a syslog server and then parse it for the pbf rule and run a script then sends you an email when it sees the pbf rule.

We cannot achieve this on the PAN itself.

L1 Bithead

Re: PBF e-mail notification

Thanks for the reply.  Ok... I may give that a try.

-Dave

L1 Bithead

Re: PBF e-mail notification

Has there been any updates to allow this type of notification directly from the firewall itself rather than use an external log parser?  This has come up a number of time recently for us and it would be a great addition to have a "notify" option/feature on pbf rule triggers.

 

Thanks,

Steve

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L7 Applicator

Re: PBF e-mail notification

While you may not be able to set an email alert on the policy when its hit, how about a system parameter? If the interface goes down for example.

 

I used to do this for HA events.

 

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/Configuration-Articles/How-to-Configure-Email-Alerts-for-System...

 

Just a thought.

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