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Microsoft Sysmon

System Monitor (Sysmon) is a Windows system service and device driver that, once installed on a system, remains resident across system reboots to monitor and log system activity to the Windows event log.

Microsoft Windows Sysmon

This pack includes Cortex XSIAM content.

XDRC (XDR Collector)

To create or configure the Winlogbeat collector, use the information described here.

You can configure the vendor and product by replacing [vendor]_[product]_raw with microsoft_sysmon_raw.

When configuring the instance, you should use a YML file that configures the vendor and product, as shown in the below configuration for the Windows Sysmon service.

Copy and paste the following in the Winlogbeat Configuration File section (inside the relevant profile under the XDR Collectors Profiles).

Winlogbeat Configuration File

  - name: Microsoft-Windows-Sysmon/Operational
    - add_fields:
          vendor: microsoft
          product: sysmon



Cortex XSIAM


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Supported ByCortex
CreatedMarch 17, 2024
Last ReleaseJune 2, 2024

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