Decoder: Configure a Log Decoder to Accept Protobuf

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This topic describes the method for configuring a Log Decoder to accept logs in protobuf (Protocol Buffer) format.

There are occasions when you want to analyze log files that are in protobuf (Protocol Buffer) format.


To import a log file to a Log Decoder:

  1. In the Security Analytics menu, select Administration > Services.
  2. Select a Log Decoder in the Service grid, and select  Actions menu cropped > View > Explore.
    The Explorer view for the Log Decoder is displayed.
  3. Navigate to event-processors/logdecoder/destinations/logdecoder/consumer/processors/

    Your screen should look similar to the following.
  4. For the send-protobuf field, select false, and change the value to true.
  5. Navigate to event-processors/logdecoder/destinations/logdecoder/consumer/processors/tcpconnector/
    and change the port value to 50202.
  6. Navigate to event-processors/logdecoder/destinations/logdecoder/consumer/processors/tcpconnector/
    and change the following parameters:
    • Clear the delimiter field
    • Change format to %text%
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