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Creating an Information Source

 

To create an information source:

  1. Select Security Director > Security Intelligence.

    The landing page appears, showing the feed status of connectors and devices.

  2. Under Security Intelligence, in the left pane, select Information Sources.

    The Information Sources landing page appears, as shown in Figure 1.

    Figure 1: Information Sources Landing Page
    Information
Sources Landing Page
  3. To create a new information source, click the plus sign (+).

    The Add Information Source page appears, as shown in Figure 2.

    Figure 2: Add Information Source
    Add Information
Source
  4. From the Source drop-down list, select the required source. The following sources are available:
    • Spotlight Intelligence Cloud

    • WebApp Secure

    • Custom File Upload

    • Custom File Server

    The Spotlight Intelligence Cloud option is available only if the information source of Spotlight Intelligence Cloud type is not defined already. If the administrator has already created an information source of this type, the Spotlight Intelligence Cloud option is not shown in subsequent Add Information Source screen.

  5. If you select WebApp Secure as the source, configure the following parameters:
    • In the Group Name field, enter the name of the information source.

    • In the Description field, enter a description of the information source.

    If you select Custom File Upload as the source, configure the following parameters:

    • In the Name field, enter the name of the information source.

    • In the Description field, enter a description of the information source.

    • To upload the custom file, click Browse....

      You can click View sample file to view the sample custom file.

    If you select Custom File Server as the source, configure the following parameters:

    • In the Group Name field, enter the name of the information source.

    • In the Description field, enter a description of the information source.

    • In the Address field, enter the address of the customer host file server.

    • In the Username field, enter the username of the given address.

    • In the Password field, enter the password.

    • From the Update Interval drop-down list, select the frequency of the update.

  6. To create a new information source, click Create.

Once you create, update, or delete the information source, you must push the configuration to all the connected connectors.

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