USM Anywhere™

Juniper SRX

When you configure Juniper SRX to send log data to USM Anywhere, you can use the Juniper SRX 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 Juniper
Device Type Unified Threat Manager
Connection Type Syslog

Integrating Juniper SRX

Before you configure the Juniper SRX integration, you must have the IP Address of the USM Anywhere Sensor. Follow the procedure for configuring Juniper SRX for syslog communication with USM Anywhere using either Juniper SRX CLI or Juniper SRX JWeb.

SRX Console CLI

To configure syslog through the SRX console

  1. Launch SRX and open the CLI Console.
  2. Set the USM Anywhere Sensor as the syslog host:

    set system syslog host <IP address of the USM Anywhere Sensor> any any


To configure syslog through SRX JWeb

  1. Log in to the Juniper SRX device.
  2. Click Configure > CLI Tools > Point and Click CLI.
  3. Expand System and click Syslog.
  4. In the Host section of the Syslog page (bottom-right), click Add New Entry.
  5. Enter the IP address of the USM Anywhere Sensor.
  6. 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.

  • application
  • application_protocol
  • bytes_in
  • bytes_out
  • customfield_0
  • customfield_1
  • customfield_2
  • customfield_3
  • customfield_4
  • customheader_0
  • customheader_1
  • customheader_2
  • customheader_3
  • customheader_4
  • destination_address
  • destination_hostname
  • destination_port
  • device_direction


For troubleshooting, refer to the vendor documentation:;id=KB16502&amp;actp=search