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Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler (Cascade Profiler) Alert

 

The JSA DSM for Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler collects alert logs from your Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler system. This product is also known as Cascade Profiler.

The following table identifies the specifications for the Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler DSM:

Table 1: Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler Specifications

Specification

Value

Manufacturer

Riverbed

DSM name

SteelCentral NetProfiler

RPM file name

DSM-RiverbedSteelCentralNetProfiler-JSA_version-build_number.noarch.rpm

Event format

JDBC

Recorded event types

Alert Events

Automatically discovered?

No

Includes identity?

No

Includes custom properties?

No

More information

Riverbed website (http://www.riverbed.com/)

To integrate Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler with JSA, complete the following steps:

  1. If automatic updates are not enabled, download and install the most recent versions of the following RPMs on your JSA Console.

    • Protocol-JDBC RPM

    • Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler RPM

  2. Configure your Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler system to enable communication with JSA.

  3. Create a log source on the JSA Console. Use the following table to define the Riverbed-specific parameters:

    Table 2: Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler Log Source Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Log Source Type

    Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler

    Protocol Configuration

    JDBC

    Database Name

    You must type the actual name of the Riverbed database. For most configurations, the database name is mazu.

    Tip: Confirm the actual name of the Riverbed database.

    Table Name

    events.export_csv_view

    Username

    The user name for the account that is configured to access the PostgreSQL database on the Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler system.

    Comparable Field

    start_time

    Polling Interval

    5M

Configuring Your Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler System to Enable Communication with JSA

To collect Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler alert events, you must configure your Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler system to allow JSA to retrieve events from the PostgreSQL database.

  1. Log in to your Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler host user interface.
  2. Select Configuration > Appliance Security > Security Compliance.
  3. Check the Enable ODBC Access check box.
  4. Select Configuration > Account Management > User Accounts.
  5. Add an account that JSA can use to access to the PostgreSQL database.