USM Anywhere™


When you configure F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM, formerly FirePass) to send log data to USM Anywhere, you can use the F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager plugin to translate raw log data into normalized events for analysis. The table below provides some basic information for the plugin:

Plugin Information
Device Details
Vendor F5
Device Type VPN Concentrator
Connection Type Syslog

Integrating BIG-IP APM

Before you configure the integration, you must have the IP Address of the USM Anywhere Sensor.

To configure BIG-IP APM to send log data to USM Anywhere

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.

  • customfield_0
  • customfield_1
  • customfield_2
  • customfield_3
  • customfield_4
  • customfield_5
  • customfield_6
  • customfield_7
  • customheader_0
  • customheader_1
  • customheader_2
  • customheader_3
  • customheader_4
  • customheader_5
  • customheader_6
  • customheader_7
  • destination_address
  • destination_port
  • destination_username
  • event_description
  • event_name
  • event_outcome
  • event_severity
  • malware_variant
  • rep_device_rule_id
  • request_method
  • request_url
  • request_user_agent
  • session
  • source_address
  • source_port
  • source_process
  • source_process_id
  • source_username
  • timestamp_occured
  • transport_protocol

Status Code

  • Level, HTTP Classifier
  • Geographic Location
  • Number of Attempts, Operation Mode
  • Route Domain
  • Drop counter
  • Prevention State
  • Web scraping attack type