How can I set up an email notification that a PBF rule was triggered?

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How can I set up an email notification that a PBF rule was triggered?

L3 Networker

I have dual ISP and I use PBF to automatically fail over. How can I set up an email notification that a PBF rule was triggered?

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Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

Hi,

 

With pan-os 8 this could be done relatively easy.

Under Device > Log Settings you can create a "System-Log Setting" where you filter only "pbf" events and then logs that match your filter you could attach a custom log forwarding like e-mail.

 

Ashampoo_Snap_2017.05.18_15h58m54s_002_.png

 

(When you use the query builder ... just use any type when you add the query, because in the list of entries which you can choose "pbf" is not shown)

 

Then with even more specific querys you can filter exactly to the rule you want to only receive the messages you need.

 

Hope that helps.

 

Regards,

Remo

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Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

I'm just here to follow; I can't see an obvious way to actually trigger an alert for this at all. 

Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

Hi,

 

With pan-os 8 this could be done relatively easy.

Under Device > Log Settings you can create a "System-Log Setting" where you filter only "pbf" events and then logs that match your filter you could attach a custom log forwarding like e-mail.

 

Ashampoo_Snap_2017.05.18_15h58m54s_002_.png

 

(When you use the query builder ... just use any type when you add the query, because in the list of entries which you can choose "pbf" is not shown)

 

Then with even more specific querys you can filter exactly to the rule you want to only receive the messages you need.

 

Hope that helps.

 

Regards,

Remo

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If memory serves correctly this is only able to be done on pan-os 8. Yet another incentive to actually update ;) 

Yes, as I wrote. In PAN-OS 8 it is realtively easy ;)

Prior to that you could forward ALL Systemlogs (informational will be quite a few :P  )  and then filter in the mailbox ... but I think PAN-OS 8 is the better way ;)

@vsys_remo,

I've got 8 running on our lab enviroment but getting the a'okay to update production is proving to be a fun challenge. 

Thanks! I was planning to upgrade to 8.0 anyway

Can we configure this in the Panorama which is running on 8.0 version and can get the e-mail alerts of events trigerred by the firewalls that are running on 7.0 versions.
 

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