Syslog Bug in User Agent 6.0.4

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Syslog Bug in User Agent 6.0.4

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I just found what seems to be a minor issue with the syslog processing on the Windows Agent which doesn't appear in the agentless processing under PANOS. 

I have migrated from agentless to a server based agent which is why I spotted this.  I have two syslog filters I use, one is based on a regex and the other was a field based one as the messages were a lot simpler.

The regex one was working fine when I ported it across but I found that the field based one was messing up my user names.  The messages are in the format

RadAcct username:xxxx ip:

So nice and simple.  Using "RadAcct" as my event string, "username:" as the user ID,  "ip:" as the ID for the ip address and "\s" as the delimiter for both, that worked fine on PANOS.  What I found on the windows agent was that the usernames were coming out as ":xxxx ip:"  The IP addresses were being picked out OK, it was just not delimiting the username.

I have worked around it by changing it to a regex but I thought you may be interested to know.


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