Reporting Engine: Configure Workbench

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This topic provides high-level tasks to configure the Security Analytics Workbench.


Ensure that you have:

  • Installed the Security Analytics Workbench service in your network environment.
  • Added a collection on the Workbench service.


Refer the following table to configure Workbench:

  1. Add a RSA Archiver host with a Reporting Engine service.
See Step 1: Add or Update a Host in the Hosts and Services Getting Started Guide.
  1. Add the Workbench service onto a Reporting Engine in your Security Analytics deployment.
See Add Workbench Service below.
  1. Add Workbench as data source to Reporting Engine.
See Step 3: Add Workbench as Data Source to Reporting Engine in the Archiver Configuration Guide.

Add Workbench Service

The Workbench service is installed on a Reporting Engine. The data that is to be restored must be restored on the Workbench service.

Note: Ensure that you have added a Reporting Engine service and applied license to it.

Tto add the Workbench service:

  1. In the Security Analytics menu, select Administration > Services.
  2. In the Services panel, click   > Workbench.

    The Add Service dialog is displayed.

  3. Provide the following details.

    HostSelect a Reporting Engine host.
    NameType a name for the service.
    PortDefault port is 50007
    SSLSelect SSL if you want Security Analytics to communicate with the service using SSL. The security of data transmission is managed by encrypting information and providing authentication with SSL certificates.

    Note: If you select SSL, ensure SSL is enabled in the System Configuration panel.

    UsernameType the Username for the service.
    PasswordType the password for the service.
  4. Click Test Connection to determine if Security Analytics connects to the service.
  5. When the result is successful, click Save.

    The added service is now displayed in the services panel.

Note: If the test is unsuccessful, edit the service information and retry.

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