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Syslog via TCP?

L1 Bithead


I note that the PA-2050 units I have running 4.1.7 PanOS generate their syslogs as UDP/514.  Is there any way to tell the unit to use TCP for syslog messages?

Our SIEM/syslog collector (AlienVault) seems to be missing some of the syslog messages we (supposedly, according to security team) sent to it from the PA-2050 for whatever reason.

We are exploring why, but I know that some network devices have the option to use syslog over TCP, which might address the issue if its related to the SIEM (or somewhere on the way to the SIEM) dropping packets.

Can the PA-2050 support syslog over TCP either now, or in future releases?

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L6 Presenter

I do not believe Paloalto at least on 4.1.x Pan-OS is capable of doing that.

Tx

Sandeep T

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