User-ID Agent 8.1 help needed

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L3 Networker

User-ID Agent 8.1 help needed

Hello.

 

AD integration using the User-ID agent.  We were on 8.0.7-2 and things were working fine.

 

I tried upgrading to version 8.1.0-66 and had several problems with wrong user-id being reported.  I saw in the release notes for 8.1:

• Since multiple username attributes are supported, you must select the Primary
Username attribute that you want to use for user identification.
• Previously, the firewall normalized usernames received from User-ID sources (such
as an LDAP directory) to the domain\username format. In PAN-OS® 8.1, when the
Primary Username is in UPN format, it will not be normalized as in previous PAN-OS
versions. As a result, usernames

 

My question is if I use the new agent, how can I get my username to show up as

domain\userid

again?

 

When I tried 8.1.0-66 I was seeing usernames as

domain@username

and

MACHINENAME$

 

All my rules broke.

To correct quickly, I reverted back to the older user-id version.

 

Thanks,

Dannon

 

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Cyber Elite

@dannon,

A new feature was included in PAN-OS 8.1 that allows the administrator to set the Primary Username so that it switches back to domain\username instead of UPN. You can find more information HERE

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L3 Networker

Here is what I have setup right now.  I've see that article before.  What I am wondering is what to set things now in order to get things normalized like they were before.

 

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L1 Bithead

We have the exact same configuration and issue so would welcome some feedback from dev's or users.

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Cyber Elite

Just in case you don't know this already ( @dannon, @mdk1380): this problem with the computernames was a bug (WINAGENT-269) which is resolved in User-ID Agent 8.1.1.

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