Analytics & Syslog Screen

You can configure the CMS to send analytics information to SmartWall SecureWatch Analytics or another syslog server.

You can navigate to the Analytics & Syslog Screen in the left-hand menu: System> Analytics & Syslog.

Tip: Tables in the CMS contain Search fields, which enable you to filter the table to show only results containing the text string you have entered.

Tasks:

SERVERS tab

Analytics Servers and Syslog Servers tables

Option What it does
Name column Displays the name of the server.
Address column

Displays the IP address of the server or its DNS name.

Encryption column (Analytics Servers only) Displays the whether encryption is enabled or disabled for the connection between the CMS and this Analytics Server.
Port column Displays the port number CMS will use to access the server. The default port number for an Analytics server is 9997.
(Edit button)

Opens the Edit dialog for the selected server:

  • Name – (Read only) Displays the server's name.
  • Address – Enables you to type the server's IP address or DNS name.
  • Encryption – (Analytics Servers only) Enables you to Enable or Disable encryption for the connection between the CMS and this Analytics Server.
  • Port – Enables you type the port number CMS should use to access the server. The default is 9997.
  • Admin State – Enables you to choose whether the connection to the Server is currently enabled or disabled.
  • Close – Closes the dialog without editing the server.
  • Save – Edits the server and closes the dialog.
(Delete button)

Opens the Confirm Delete dialog for the selected server:

  • Cancel – Closes the dialog without deleting the server
  • OK – Deletes the selected server and closes the dialog
Add Server button

Opens the Add Server dialog:

  • Name – Enables you to type a name for this server. You must only use alphanumerics, spaces, or .-&()_/@:= symbols.
  • Address – Enables you to type the server's IP address or DNS name.
  • Encryption – (Analytics Servers only) Enables you to Enable or Disable encryption for the connection between the CMS and this Analytics Server.
  • Port – Enables you type the port number CMS should use to access the server. The default is 9997.
  • Admin State – Enables you to choose whether the connection to the Server is currently enabled or disabled.
  • Close – Closes the dialog without creating the server.
  • Save – Creates the server and closes the dialog.

IP REPORTING tab

Option What it does
Address Groups column Displays the name of the Address Group.
(Delete button)

Opens the Confirm Delete dialog for the selected Address Group:

  • Cancel – Closes the dialog without removing the Address Group from the list
  • OK – Removes the Address Group from the list and closes the dialog
Add button

Opens the Add Address Group dialog:

  • Address Groups – Enables you to select an Address Group you want to use in analytics reporting
  • Close – Closes the dialog without adding the Address Group.
  • Save – Adds the Address Group and closes the dialog.

SSL CERTIFICATE tab

Option What it does
Upload Certificate button Enables you to upload a new signed SSL certificate in PKCS#12 format for the connection between the CMS and any Analytics Servers. By default, the CMS has an unsigned certificate loaded.