rsyslogd dependencies problem

uam
L1 Bithead

rsyslogd dependencies problem

Hi Luigi,

 

I was testing stdlib.localSyslog to correlate paloalto logs with indicator following this article https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/tkb/articleprintpage/tkb-id/MineMeldArticles/article-id/11

 

But I was unable to make it work. After a while, I have noticed that rsyslogd was not running. If you run "service rsyalogd status" says that is running but it's not. After run manually i got the next error:

 

root@minemeld:/var/log# rsyslogd
rsyslogd: error while loading shared libraries: libfastjson.so.3: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

 

It seems that rsyslog is compiled against libfastjson3 but ubuntu 14.04 it use libfastjson4.

 

I'm using the VM with Ubuntu 14.04. Minemeld 0.9.26

 

Regards.

L7 Applicator

Re: rsyslogd dependencies problem

Hi @uam,

could you try downgrading to libfastjson 0.99.2-0adiscon1trusty1 ? that is the version distributed by minemeld repo.

We have plans to move to Ubuntu 16.04, there rsyslogd has been updated to 8.16 and will make our life easier.

 

Thanks !

luigi

uam
L1 Bithead

Re: rsyslogd dependencies problem

Hi Luigi,

 

that's was I did and rsyslogd is up&running now. :-)

 

I have  configured successfully the syslog-analyzer and feed stats are now working. By the way, great feature! 

 

But I don't really know how to set the rules in the syslog-miner to extract indicators. I have look for any documentation but no luck. Is there any article related? I would like to create a feed with indicators from drop/deny logs from PA.

 

Regards.

Victor.

 

 

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L7 Applicator

Re: rsyslogd dependencies problem

Hi @uam,

have you checked this https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/MineMeld-Articles/Using-the-syslog-Miner/ta-p/77262 ?

Really far from being complete, but it should give you an idea of how things work.

 

Luigi

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