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Collect Logs for PCI Compliance for Palo Alto Networks 9

Instructions for configuring log collection for the Sumo Logic App for PCI Compliance for Palo Alto Networks.

This page has instructions for collecting logs for the PCI Compliance for Palo Alto Networks 9 app.

This app supports Palo Alto Networks v9 and v8.

Step 1. Create a hosted collector and Cloud Syslog source

In this step you configure a hosted collector with a Cloud Syslog source that will act as Syslog server to receive logs and events from Palo Alto Networks devices.

To configure a hosted collector with a Cloud Syslog source, do the following:

  1. Log in to Sumo Logic and create a Hosted Collector.
  2. Create a Cloud Syslog Source on the hosted collector, specifying the following:
    1. Enter a Source Name.
    2. Provide a Source Category: NW/PAN/V9
  3. Click Save.
  4. Copy the Token, host URL and TCP TLS Port to a safe place. You will need this information in the tasks that follow.

Step 2. Define the destination for the logs

In this step you create a server profile where you can define the log destination. This will be the host name, port and protocol (TLS) of the Sumo Logic Cloud Syslog source.

To create a server profile specifying  the log destination, do the following:

  1.  Login to the Palo Alto Networks Web interface as an administrative user.
  2. Select Device tab > Server Profiles > Syslog.
  3. Click Add at the bottom of the screen and provide endpoint details and a profile name, such as Sumo_Logs_Profile01.
  4. In the Syslog Server Profile window, select the Servers tab and click Add.
  5. In the Servers window, specify the following information:
    1. Name: Sumo_CloudSyslog_EndPoint01
    2. Syslog Server: URL from Step 1
    3. Transport: SSL
    4. Port: Port from Step 1
    5. Format: IETF
    6. Facility: LOG_USER
  6. In the Syslog Server Profile window, select the Custom Log Format tab, and use the following custom format for the following log type:
    1. Traffic
      ,$receive_time,$serial,$type,$subtype,,$time_generated,$src,$dst,$natsrc,$natdst,$rule,$srcuser,$dstuser,$app,$vsys,$from,$to,$inbound_if,$outbound_if,$logset,,$sessionid,$repeatcnt,$sport,$dport,$natsport,$natdport,$flags,$proto,$action,$bytes,$bytes_sent,$bytes_received,$packets,$start,$sec,$category,,$seqno,$actionflags,$srcloc,$dstloc,,$pkts_sent,$pkts_received,$session_end_reason,$dg_hier_level_1,$dg_hier_level_2,$dg_hier_level_3,$dg_hier_level_4,$vsys_name,$device_name,$action_source,$src_uuid,$dst_uuid,$tunnelid/$imsi,$monitortag/$imei,$parent_session_id,$parent_start_time,$tunnel,$assoc_id,$chunks,$chunks_sent,$chunks_received,$rule_uuid,$http2_connection <Token from Step 1>
    2. Threat
      ,$receive_time,$serial,$type,$subtype,,$time_generated,$src,$dst,$natsrc,$natdst,$rule,$srcuser,$dstuser,$app,$vsys,$from,$to,$inbound_if,$outbound_if,$logset,,$sessionid,$repeatcnt,$sport,$dport,$natsport,$natdport,$flags,$proto,$action,$misc,$threatid,$category,$severity,$direction,$seqno,$actionflags,$srcloc,$dstloc,,$contenttype,$pcap_id,$filedigest,$cloud,$url_idx,$user_agent,$filetype,$xff,$referer,$sender,$subject,$recipient,$reportid,$dg_hier_level_1,$dg_hier_level_2,$dg_hier_level_3,$dg_hier_level_4,$vsys_name,$device_name,,$src_uuid,$dst_uuid,$http_method,$tunnel_id/$imsi,$monitortag/$imei,$parent_session_id,$parent_start_time,$tunnel,$thr_category,$contentver,,$assoc_id,$ppid,$http_headers,$url_category_list,$rule_uuid,$http2_connection <Token from Step 1>
  7. Click OK.
  8. Commit the changes.

Sample log messages

Traffic log sample

Sep 05 12:45:15 SumoStg05 0,2018/09/05 12:45:15,012345678901,TRAFFIC,end,0,2018/09/05 12:45:15,,,,,Unexpected Traffic,,npande,ping,vsys3,z1-FW-Transit,z3-Sumo-DMZ,ethernet1/2,ethernet1/2,LOGreset-both,2018/09/05 12:45:15,9434,1,0,0,0,0,0x100064,icmp,allow,122,122,0,1,2018/09/05 12:45:15,0,any,0,5134220147,0x8000000000000000,United States,,0,1,0,aged-out,31,42,0,0,,SumoStg05,from-policy,,,0,,0,,N/A

Threat log

786 <10>1 2022-03-29T22:32:26+00:00 - - - - ,2022/03/29*22:32:26,164859314646745,THREAT,vulnerability,,2022/03/29*22:32:26,,,,,test-threat,,,unknown-udp,vsys1,Outside,Outside,ethernet1/1,ethernet1/1,Forward-Sumo,,8660,1,47495,9034,0,0,0x2000,udp,drop,,Realtek Jungle SDK Remote Code Execution Vulnerability(91535),any,critical,client-to-server,1648593146467628956,0x0,Korea Republic Of,,,,0,,,0,,,,,,,,0,0,0,0,0,,PA-VM,,,,,N/A_id/0,/,0,,N/A,code-execution,AppThreat-8468-6979,,0,1648593146,,,141fd502-fc32-4867-b9a5-5c421583a44b,0,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,0,2022-03-29T22:32:26.467+00:00,,,,unknown,unknown,unknown,1,,,no,no /

Query sample 

This example query is from the Denied Traffic Over Time panel of the Accepted and Rejected Traffic dashboard.

_sourceCategory=Loggen/PAN/Traffic TRAFFIC deny
| csv _raw extract 1 as f1, 2 as Receive_Time, 3 as serialNum, 4 as type, 5 as subtype, 6 as f2, 7 as LogGenerationTime, 8 as src_ip, 9 as dest_ip, 10 as NAT_src_ip, 11 as NAT_dest_ip, 12 as ruleName, 13 as src_user, 14 as dest_user, 15 as app, 16 as vsys, 17 as src_zone, 18 as dest_zone, 19 as inbound_interface, 20 as outbound_interface, 21 as LogAction, 22 as f3, 23 as SessonID, 24 as RepeatCount, 25 as src_port, 26 as dest_port, 27 as NAT_src_port, 28 as NAT_dest_port, 29 as flags, 30 as protocol, 31 as action,32 as bytes, 33 as bytes_sent, 34 as bytes_recv, 35 as Packets, 36 as StartTime, 37 as ElapsedTime, 38 as Category, 39 as f4, 40 as seqNum, 41 as ActionFlags, 42 as src_Country, 43 as dest_country, 44 as pkts_sent, 45 as pkts_received, 46 as session_end_reason, 47 as Device_Group_Hierarchy , 48 as vsys_Name, 49 as DeviceName, 50 as action_source, 51 as Source_VM_UUID, 52 as Destination_VM_UUID, 53 as Tunnel_ID_IMSI, 54 as Monitor_Tag_IMEI, 55 as Parent_Session_ID, 56 as parent_start_time, 57 as Tunnel, 58 as SCTP_Association_ID, 59 as SCTP_Chunks, 60 as SCTP_Chunks_Sent, 61 as SCTP_Chunks_Received
| where type = "TRAFFIC" and action="deny"
| timeslice 5m
| count by _timeslice