03-13-2015 06:08 PM
I have a Splunk server that logs all Acitve Directory authentication events on my network. I have set up a syslog feed from the Splunk server to the Palo Alto. On the Palo Alto, I have created a syslog filter and added the Splunk as a User-ID syslog server.
The problem I have is that Splunk sends each logon event as a single syslog entry which contains carriage returns and new lines (\r and \n). From what I can tell, the Palo Alto to expects to receive each user/IP pair in a single line. This means that I cannot parse the syslog to extract the info as user ID and IP are on different lines within a single syslog entry. Any thoughts on this will be of much assistance to me
Thank you. Ram.
03-17-2015 01:23 PM
Can you show a sample log entry that will be parsed?
I assume you have seen these general instructions on how to create the parser for syslog here. Are the new line CR used as delimiters for a particular field?
How to Configure a Custom Syslog Sender and Test User Mappings
03-17-2015 02:37 PM
Hi Steven, Thank you for helping me on this query, I have followed the document and still no success. I also tried \n or \s for a new line carriage. The case no# 301775 is for your reference, the attached pcap file is the actual output from the customer.
03-18-2015 03:20 AM
Glad to hear you have a support engineer working the case. I'm just a PA customer, so I don't have access that system. But I'm sure if support has a pcap of the logs a good parser will be coming shortly.
And support for Splunk in user-id will be a big win.
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