Flood log triggered by DoS Protection could not be sent to syslog server

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Flood log triggered by DoS Protection could not be sent to syslog server

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Problem description :

Flood log triggered by DoS Protection could not be sent to syslog server.

paloalto deploy: v-wire mode

PANOS : v4.1.8

Settings in paloalto :

1. Device -> Server Profiles -> Syslog -> Add a syslog server with port 514 and LOG_USER facility.

2. Objects -> Log Forwarding -> Add a syslog forwarding profile, all severity(Informational, Low, Medium, High and Critical) under threat settings are set syslog profile.

3. Objects -> DoS Protection -> Add a flood , type 'classified', enable SYN Flood, UDP Flood, ICMP Flood, and Other IP Flood, those alarm rate and active rate is 10 packets/sec.

4. From trust to untrust zone and untrust to trust zone security policy, apply default antivirus profile and log forward to syslog server.

5. Add a DoS Protection policy, from trust to untrust zone, set protect action, and Classified enabled, choose flood profile set in step3, Address choose 'source-ip-only'.

6 commit all settings.

Testing :

1. A client in trust zone, access eicar virus test file, the eicar test file deny log could be viewed in paloalto Monitor -> Logs -> Threat and in syslog server.

2. A client in trust zone, use 'hping' tool to generate tcp flood, the tcp flood log could be viewed in paloalto  Monitor -> Logs -> Threat, but syslog is nothing.

Could flood log triggered by DoS Protection not be sent to syslog server?

The attachment is pa-500 configuration and monitor screenshot.



L6 Presenter

Is it possible to send flood event to syslog server now, 4 years later?:)


So nobody managed to send 'flood' event to syslog?

set your zone logging profile to enable logging for Zone Protection events to syslog (or other log forwarding methods)



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