USM Anywhere™

Sophos UTM

When you configure Sophos UTM integration to send log data to USM Anywhere, you can use the Sophos UTM plugin to translate the raw log data into normalized events for analysis.

Device Details
Device vendor Sophos
Device type UTM
Connection type Syslog

Integrating Sophos UTM

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

To configure Sophos UTM to send log data to USM Anywhere

  1. Log in to Sophos UTM's Web Admin interface.
  2. Go to Logging & Reporting > Log Settings > Remote Syslog Server.
  3. Activate the Remote Syslog status.
  4. Configure a syslog server:

    • Name: Enter a name.
    • Server: Enter the IP address of the USM Anywhere Sensor
    • Port: Enter UDP 514
  5. Click Save and then 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.

  • audit_reason
  • bytes_out
  • content_category
  • customfield_0
  • customfield_5
  • customfield_6
  • customfield_7
  • destination_address
  • destination_mac
  • destination_port
  • device_event_category
  • email_recipient
  • email_sender
  • event_action
  • event_category
  • event_description
  • event_name
  • event_severity
  • event_subcategory
  • http_hostname
  • malware_family
  • rep_device_rule_id
  • request_method
  • request_url
  • request_user_agent
  • response_code
  • source_address
  • source_mac
  • source_ntdomain
  • source_port
  • source_username
  • timestamp_occured
  • timestamp_received
  • transport_protocol


For troubleshooting, refer to the vendor documentation: