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Installing the Security Director Application


Before You Begin

Download the file from Security Director Plugin for JSA Offense Integration link in the download site.


To install the Security Director Extension application:


You can refer the same procedure to install the application on IBM QRadar.

  1. Log in to the JSA application.
  2. Select Admin.

    The System Configuration options are displayed.

  3. Click Extensions Management.

    The Extensions Management page is displayed as shown in Figure 1.

    Figure 1: Extensions Management Page
    Extensions Management Page
  4. Click Add.

    The Add a New Extension page is displayed.

  5. Browse and select the file that you want to upload to the JSA console.

    For JSA to install the application immediately, select the Install immediately check box and click Add.

    The JSA_SD_INTEGRATION page is displayed as shown in Figure 2.

    Figure 2: JSA_SD_INTEGRATION Page
  6. Click Install.

    A success message is displayed as shown in Figure 3.

    Figure 3: Installation Success Page
    Installation Success Page
  7. Click OK.

    In the Extensions Management page, you can view the JSA_SD_Integration application in the ALL ITEMS or INSTALLED tab.

    If you choose not to install the application on upload, then you can select your application in the Extension Management page from ALL ITEMS or NOT INSTALLED tab and install the same as shown in Figure 4.

    Figure 4: Installation After Upload
    Installation After Upload

    Before the application is installed, a preview list of the content is displayed. To preview the contents of an application after it is added and before it is installed, select from the list of extensions, and click More Details. Expand the folders to view the items in each group.

    1. Click Install to install the application.

      The JSA_SD_INTEGRATION page is displayed.

    2. Click Install.

    Before the application is installed, the content is compared with those items that are already in the deployment. If the item exists, you can choose to overwrite or retain the data.


It can take several minutes for an application to become active after installation is complete. When the installation is complete, clear your browser cache and refresh the browser window before you use the application.

After installing the application, navigate to Offenses > All Offenses. Double-click an offense, the Security Director Extension wizard is displayed in the offense summary page as shown in Figure 5. The Block Offense button is disabled.

Figure 5: Security Director Extension Wizard After Application Installation
Security Director Extension
Wizard After Application Installation

Administrator can block the offense only after registering with Security Director. See Registering JSA and IBM QRadar with Security Director.