USM Anywhere™

CheckPoint FW1 Generic

When you configure CheckPoint FW1 Generic Firewall integration to send log data to USM Anywhere, you can use the CheckPoint FW1 Generic plugin to translate the raw log data into normalized events for analysis.

Device Details
Device vendor CheckPoint
Device type Firewall
Connection type syslog
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Integrating CheckPoint FW1 Generic Firewall

Before configuring the log collection, you must have the IP address of the USM Anywhere Sensor.

To configure CheckPoint FW1 Generic to send log data through syslog to USM Anywhere

  1. In the Main menu, click Setup, then the Logging tab.
  2. On the Logging page, complete the form by filling the following fields.

    Syslog Server — IP address of USM Anywhere Sensor

    Clear — Clears the Syslog Server field

    Syslog Port — 514

    Default — Resets the Syslog Port field to the default (514 UDP)

  3. Click Apply.

Plugin Enablement

For plugin enablement information, see Adding AlienApps to an Asset.

Available Plugin Fields

The following plugin fields are important attributes extracted from the syslog message. The USM Anywhere reports use these fields, and you can also reference them when creating custom reports. In addition to reporting, the USM Anywhere correlation rules make use of these fields.

  • authentication_mode
  • customfield_1
  • customfield_2
  • customfield_3
  • customfield_4
  • customfield_5
  • customfield_6
  • customfield_7
  • customfield_8
  • customfield_9
  • customfield_11
  • destination_address
  • destination_port
  • destination_service_name
  • destination_vpn
  • event_description
  • event_name
  • event_severity
  • new_ip
  • old_ip
  • policy
  • rep_device_address
  • rep_device_hostname
  • rep_device_model
  • rep_device_rule_id
  • source_address
  • source_port
  • source_username
  • timestamp_occured
  • transport_protocol


For troubleshooting, refer to the vendor documentation:

CheckPoint Troubleshooting and Debugging Tools for Faster Resolution