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Dell EMC Unity

Dell EMC Unity is a mid-range storage array product line that offers both hybrid and all-flash models, designed for affordable all-flash performance solutions or cost-effective hybrid solutions, supporting various protocols and use cases.

Dell EMC Unity

This pack includes Cortex XSIAM content.

Configuration on Server Side

Dell EMC Unisphere Remote Logging Configuration

Follow these steps on Dell EMC Unisphere to configure syslog messages forwarding from Dell EMC Unity to Cortex XSIAM.

  1. Log into the Dell EMC Unisphere management console.

  2. Go to Settings and navigate to ManagementRemote Logging.

  3. Check the Enable logging to a remote host checkbox.

  4. Fill in the following settings:

    Parameter Value
    Address Enter the IP address and port number of the target Cortex XSIAM Broker VM syslog server, separated by a colon: <Broker_VM_IP\>:<Broker_VM_Port\>, for e.g.,
    Facility Select the type of log messages to forward to Cortex XSIAM. Dell EMC recommends using the User-Level Messages facility. See Syslog Facility Values for additional details.
    Severity Select the minimum severity level of the events to send to Cortex XSIAM.
    Port Type Select the requested forwarding transport protocol (UDP or TCP).
  5. Click OK.
For additional details regarding remote logging configuration on Unisphere, check the Dell EMC Unisphere documentation.


  • If instead of working with the Unisphere UI, you prefer to configure the remote logging via the the Unisphere CLI (UEMCLI),
    see the Create remote logging configuration section in the Dell Unisphere CLI user guide.

Collect Events from Vendor

In order to use the collector, use the Broker VM option.

Broker VM

To create or configure the Broker VM, use the information described here.

You can configure the specific vendor and product for this instance.

  1. Navigate to SettingsConfigurationData BrokerBroker VMs.
  2. Go to the apps tab and add the Syslog app for the relevant broker instance. If the Syslog app already exists, hover over it and click Configure.
  3. Click Add New.
  4. When configuring the Syslog Collector, set the following parameters:
    | Parameter | Value
    | :--- | :---
    | Protocol | Select UDP or TCP, in correspondence to the protocol defined on the Dell EMC Unisphere interface.
    | Port | Enter the syslog service port number that this Cortex XSIAM Broker VM should listen on for receiving forwarded events from Dell EMC Unity.
    | Format | Select Auto-Detect.
    | Vendor | Enter Dell_EMC.
    | Product | Enter Unity.




Cortex XSIAM


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Supported ByCortex
CreatedOctober 31, 2023
Last ReleaseOctober 31, 2023

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