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Sophos Web Security Appliance


The Sophos Web Security Appliance (WSA) DSM for JSA accepts events using syslog.

JSA records all relevant events forwarded from the transaction log of the Sophos Web Security Appliance. Before configuring JSA, you must configure your Sophos WSA appliance to forward syslog events.

To configure your Sophos Web Security Appliance to forward syslog events:

  1. Log in to your Sophos Web Security Appliance.
  2. From the menu, select Configuration >System >Alerts & Monitoring.
  3. Select the Syslog tab.
  4. Select the Enable syslog transfer of web traffic check box.
  5. In the Hostname/IP text box, type the IP address or host name of JSA.
  6. In the Port text box, type 514.
  7. From the Protocol list, select a protocol. The options are:
    • TCP— The TCP protocol is supported with JSA on port 514.

    • UDP— The UDP protocol is supported with JSA on port 514.

    • TCP - Encrypted— TCP Encrypted is an unsupported protocol for JSA.

  8. Click Apply.

    You can now configure the Sophos Web Security Appliance DSM in JSA.

  9. JSA automatically detects syslog data from a Sophos Web Security Appliance. To manually configure JSA to receive events from Sophos Web Security Appliance: From the Log Source Type list, select Sophos Web Security Appliance.