SYMP-NM-000080 - Symantec ProxySG must be configured to support centralized management and configuration of the audit log - enable


Without the ability to centrally manage the content captured in the audit records, identification, troubleshooting, and correlation of suspicious behavior would be difficult and could lead to a delayed or incomplete analysis of an ongoing attack.

The DoD requires centralized management of all network component audit record content. Network components requiring centralized audit log management must have the capability to support centralized management. The content captured in audit records must be managed from a central location (necessitating automation). Centralized management of audit records and logs provides for efficiency in maintenance and management of records, as well as the backup and archiving of those records. Ensure at least one Syslog server and local files are configured to support requirements. However, the Syslog itself must also be configured to filter event records so it is not overwhelmed.


Configure event logging to a remote events server to ensure that event logs are recorded on a different system.

To configure Syslog:
1. Log on to the Web Management Console.
2. Click Maintenance >> Event Logging >> Syslog.
3. Enter the IP address or name of a syslog server, click 'OK'.
4. Repeat step 3 for any additional syslog servers.
5. Click 'Apply'.

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References: 800-53|AU-4(1), CAT|II, CCI|CCI-001851, Rule-ID|SV-104497r1_rule, STIG-ID|SYMP-NM-000080, Vuln-ID|V-94667

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