Archiver: Archiver Overview

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development on Apr 18, 2016
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The Security Analytics Archiver is an appliance that enables long-term log archiving by indexing and compressing log data and sending it to Archiving storage. The Archiving storage is then optimized for long-term data retention and compliance reporting.

Archiver stores raw logs and log meta from Log Decoders for long-term retention and it uses Direct-Attached Capacity (DAC) for storage.

Note: Raw packets and packet meta are not stored in the Archiver.

The following figure depicts the architecture of a Security Analytics network that implements the Archiver.


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