Archiver: Step 1. Add the Archiver Service

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This topic provides information on how to add the Archiver service to the Archiver host and apply a license to it.

This procedure is only required if you do not have the Archiver service installed.


Ensure that you have installed an Archiver host on which you want to run the Archiver service. See the Step 1: Add or Update Host topic in the Host and Services Getting Started Guide for the procedure to add a host.


Note: This procedure is only required if you do not have the Archiver service installed.

Perform the following steps to add the Archiver service:

  1. In the Security Analytics menu, select Administration > Services.
  2. In the Services panel toolbar, select  > Archiver.
    The Add Service dialog is displayed, as shown below.
    Add Archiver Service dialog
  3. Provide the following details.

    HostSelect a host.
    NameType a name for the service.
    PortDefault port is 50008.
    SSLSelect SSL if you want Security Analytics to communicate with the service using SSL. The security of data transmission is managed by encrypting information and providing authentication with SSL certificates.

    Note: If you select SSL, ensure SSL is enabled in the System Configuration panel.

    Username(Optional) Type the username for the service.
    Password(Optional) Type the password for the service.
    Entitle ServiceSelect if you want to apply the entitlements currently configured to this service. For more information, see the Entitlement Capability Implementation topic in the Licensing Guide.
  4. Click Test Connection to determine if Security Analytics connects to the service.
  5. When the result is successful, click Save.
    The added service is now displayed in the services panel.
  6. Note: If the test is unsuccessful, edit the service information and retry.

  7. Apply license to the Archiver service.
    Refer to the Synchronize Security Analytics Server topic in the Licensing Guide for details on the procedure to activate (apply a license to) the Archiver service.
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