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Auditd Modeling Rules and Parsing Rules Pack.

Collect Events from Vendor

In order to use the collector, you can use one of the following options to collect events from the vendor:

In either option, you will need to configure the vendor and product for this specific collector.

Broker VM

You will need to use the information described here.\
You can configure the specific vendor and product for this instance.

  1. Navigate to Settings -> Configuration -> Data Broker -> Broker VMs.
  2. Right-click, and select Syslog Collector -> Configure.
  3. When configuring the Syslog Collector, set:
    • vendor as vendor<- Unix
    • product as product<- Auditd

Install Auditd on Ubuntu Linux

Install Bash if not present, on your Ubuntu system.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install bash-completion

After these initial steps, now Install Auditd. The following command will install Auditd's latest version on your ubuntu system.
sudo apt-get install auditd
You can start and enable your auditd service so it will run up after system restart or reboot.

service status auditd

auditd start

auditd restart




Cortex XSIAM


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Supported ByCortex
CreatedDecember 15, 2022
Last ReleaseDecember 20, 2023

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