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As a best practice, always use SSL to listen for syslog messages.
However, if you must use UDP, make sure that the syslog server and client are both on a dedicated, secure VLAN to prevent untrusted hosts from sending UDP traffic to the firewall.
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The syslog protocol is a network logging standard supported by a wide range of network devices, appliances, and servers.
Syslog messages deliver information on network events and errors.
Even after enabling the User-ID Syslog Listener service on the interface, the interface only accepts syslog connections from senders that have a corresponding entry in the User-ID monitored servers configuration.
The firewall discards connections or messages from senders that are not on the list.
We need to edit the rsyslog config file "/etc/rsyslog.conf" and enable "imudp" module by uncommenting the same.
To configure the Windows-based User-ID agent to create new user mappings based on syslog monitoring, start by defining Syslog Parse profiles.