Management Audit Log Notification Format - Administrator Guide - Cortex XDR - Cortex - Security Operations

Cortex XDR Pro Administrator Guide

Product
Cortex XDR
License
Pro
Creation date
2024-05-06
Last date published
2024-07-12
Category
Administrator Guide
Abstract

You can receive notifications regarding the management audit log.

Cortex XDR forwards the management audit log to external data sources according to the following formats.

Email Account

Management audit log notifications are forward to email accounts.

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Syslog Server

Management Audit logs forwarded to a Syslog server are sent in a CEF format RF 5425 according to the following mapping:

Section

Description

Syslog Header

<9>: PRI (considered a prioirty field)1: version number2020-03-22T07:55:07.964311Z: timestamp of when alert/log was sentcortexxdr: host name

CEF Header

HEADER/Vendor="Palo Alto Networks" (as a constant string)HEADER/Device Product="Cortex XDR" (as a constant string)HEADER/Device Version= Cortex XDR version (2.0/2.1....)HEADER/HEADER/Severity=(integer/0 - Unknown, 6 - Low, 8 - Medium, 9 - High)HEADER/Device Event Class ID="Management Audit Logs" (as a constant string)HEADER/name = type

CEF Body

suser=user end=timestamp externalId=external_id cs1Label=email (constant string) cs1=user_mail cs2Label=subtype (constant string) cs2=subtype cs3Label=result (constant string) cs3=result cs4Label=reason (constant string) cs4=reason msg=event_description tenantname=tenant_name tenantCDLid=tenant_id CSPaccountname=csp_id

Example

3/18/2012:05:17.567 PM<14>1 2020-03-18T12:05:17.567590Z cortexxdr - - - CEF:0|Palo Alto Networks|Cortex XDR|Cortex XDR x.x |Management Audit Logs|REPORTING|6|suser=test end=1584533117501 externalId=5820 cs1Label=email cs1=test@paloaltonetworks.com cs2Label=subtype cs2=Slack Report cs3Label=result cs3=SUCCESS cs4Label=reason cs4=None msg=Slack report 'scheduled_1584533112442' ID 00 to ['CUXM741BK', 'C01022YU00L', 'CV51Y1E2X', 'CRK3VASN9'] tenantname=test tenantCDLid=11111 CSPaccountname=00000