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Create a Log Source

 

JSA automatically discovers and creates a log source for syslog events forwarded from Squid Web Proxy appliances. These configuration steps for creating a log source are optional.

To manually configure a log source for Squid Web Proxy:

  1. Log in to JSA.
  2. Click the Admin tab.
  3. On the navigation menu, click Data Sources.

    The Data Sources pane is displayed.

  4. Click the Log Sources icon.

    The Log Sources window is displayed.

  5. Click Add.

    The Add a log source window is displayed.

  6. In the Log Source Name field, type a name for the log source.
  7. In the Log Source Description field, type a description for the log source.
  8. From the Log Source Type list, select Squid Web Proxy.
  9. From the Protocol Configuration list, select Syslog.

    The syslog protocol configuration is displayed.

  10. Configure the following values:

    Table 1: Syslog Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Log Source Identifier

    Type the IP address or host name for the log source as an identifier for events from the Squid Web Proxy.

  11. Click Save.
  12. On the Admin tab, click Deploy Changes.

    The configuration is complete.