This topic introduces the parameters configured in the Manage Event Source screen in the Event Sources view for Security Analytics.
You use this screen to perform the following tasks:
- Show Event Source Details
- Add attribute values to an event source
- Remove attribute values for an event source
To view the Manage Event Source screen for an event source:
- In the Security Analytics menu, select Administration > Event Sources.
- Select the Manage tab.
This is an example of the New Event Source tab:
Procedures related to this tab are described in Create an Event Source and Edit Attributes.
The settings in the Manage Event Source tab are a combination of auto-populated and user-entered information. When an event source sends log information to Security Analytics, it is added to the list of event sources, and some basic information is auto-populated. At any time after that, users can add or edit details for other event source attributes.
This figure shows an example of the Identification, Properties, and Importance sections.
This figure shows an example of the Zone, Location, and Organization sections.
This table describes the event source attribute categories.
These attributes are the main attributes that collectively identify an event source.
The following attributes are auto-populated, and cannot be changed while on this screen:
These attributes can be modified:
These attributes provide the name and description.
These attributes can be used for grouping by priority.
These attributes can be used for grouping by zone.
These attributes can be used to group by the physical or geographical location.
These attributes can be used to group by organization, and also to provide contact information.
These attributes specify those responsible for the event source.
These attributes specify the physical properties for the event source.
These attributes can be used to group by function.
|System Information|| |
These attributes specify system information.
|Custom||This section provides eight custom attributes, for any other attributes that your organization might need.|