LC AWS:Configure and Deploy Remote Log Collector Service into AWS

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Configure and Deploy Remote Log Collector Service into AWS

This topic provides an overview of the end-to-end sequential configuration procedure for deploying a remote log collection service (VLC) in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment with a checklist that contains each configuration step.

Note: You must have Security Analytics version 10.6.2 installed on your system in order to successfully configure and deploy a remote log collection service in AWS.

Configuration steps for deploying a remote log collection service in an AWS environment must occur in the specific sequence listed in the table below:

Configure Remote Log Collector Service Checklist

Note: The steps in this list are in the order in which you must complete them.

                             

Step

Description

Log in to AWS and Create an Instance.

 
2

Configure an Amazon Machine Image (AMI).

  1. Access Amazon EC2 web resource
  2. Create an instance
  3. Select an AMI
  4. Choose an instance type
  5. Configure instance details
  6. Add storage
  7. Configure security group
  8. Review launch instance
 

3

Deploy Remote Log Collector Service into AWS.

  • Option 1: Deploy remote log collector using scripts

    1. Log in using SSH
    2. Disable CentOS base repo
    3. Download AWS scripts
    4. Use WinSCP to copy downloaded scripts
    5. Configure firewall permissions
    6. Synchronize time
    7. Deploy log collector content
  • Option 2: Manually deploy remote log collector

    1. Log in using SSH
    2. Disable CentOS base repo
    3. Set up root user
    4. Set up communication on AWS side
    5. Configure firewall permissions
    6. Enable remote log collector on Security Analytics Server
    7. Set up communication on Security Analytics side
    8. Deploy log collector content

 

For information on how to create an instance in AWS, see Step 1 - Log in to AWS and Create an Instance

For detailed instructions on how to configure your remote log collection service in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment, see Step 2 - Configure an Amazon Machine Image

For detailed instructions on how to deploy your remote log collection service in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment, see Step 3 - Deploy Remote Log Collector Service in AWS

For tips on troubleshooting issues that occur during provisioning, see Troubleshooting using AWS

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