000032017 - Options for backing up the raw logs on an RSA Security Analytics Archiver

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Article Number000032017
Applies ToRSA Product Set: Security Analytics
RSA Product Service/Type: Archiver
RSA Version/Condition: 10.4.x, 10.5.x
Platform: CentOS
O/S Version: EL6
TasksThis article provides supplemental information about how to backup raw logs on a Security Analytics Archiver.
Option 1:  Backup using Workbench
  1. Deploy Workbench first.  (Refer to Appendix E in the Security Analytics 10.4 Upgrade Instructions.)
  2. Configure Data Backup and Restore
Option 2:  Configure Archiver to Use Secondary Long-Term Data Storage
A guide available in the Security Analytics documentation explains how to attach warm/cold storage to the Archiver (e.g NAS).

Option 3:  Using the Archiver RESTful API
Back up the available raw logs from the Archiver using your browser or utility like wget remotely.
Refer to the article entitled How to download raw logs from the Archiver in RSA Security Analytics.
NotesAlternative commands such as rsync with tar or scp may also be used, as well as formal EMC solutions such as Avamar and NetWorker.  

Please visit the EMC website for more information about available EMC backup suite products.