AlienVault® USM Anywhere™


When you configure F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) to send log data to USM Anywhere, you can use the F5 BIG-IP ASM 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 Load Balancer
Connection Type Syslog

Integrating BIG-IP ASM

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

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

Plugin Enablement

The F5 BIG-IP ASM plugin automatically processes all messages when the syslog tags contain ASM.

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
  • customheader_0
  • customheader_1
  • destination_address
  • destination_hostname
  • destination_port
  • event_name
  • request_referrer
  • request_user_agent
  • source_address