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The operating system the powers every Mac device. A Unix operating system developed and marketed by Apple.


This pack includes Cortex XSIAM content.
MacOS Ventura is the current supported OS for XSIAM.

Configuration on Server Side

You need to configure MacOS to forward Syslog messages.

Open your MacOS device and follow these step:

  1. Open a Terminal on the relevant device.

  2. Open the syslog config file with a vi editor and type the command vi /etc/syslog.conf.

  3. Type i in order to enter editing mode.

  4. Type the following as a new line in the syslog config file-

*.* @<IP address>:<Port>
  1. Type :wq to save and exit the file.

  2. Restart the syslogd daemon by typing the following commands:

sudo launchctl stop
sudo launchctl start

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 Settings > Configuration > Data Broker > Broker VMs.
  2. Right-click, and select Syslog Collector > Configure.
  3. When configuring the Syslog Collector, set the following values:
    • vendor as vendor - apple
    • product as product - macos




Cortex XSIAM


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Supported ByCortex
CreatedJune 5, 2023
Last ReleaseJune 21, 2023

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