FortiAnalyzer
FortiAnalyzer can receive logs and Windows host events directly from endpoints connected to EMS, and you can use FortiAnalyzer to analyze the logs and run reports.
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Description
This article explains how the Log import feature can be used for FortiAnalyzer v4.x, v5.0, v5.2 and v5.4.  The Log import feature will support:
  • Multiple protocols (ftp, sftp, scp, tftp)
  • Tar ( .tar.gz, .tgz, .tar.bz2, .tar) files which contain multiple log files

Command format: v5.0, v5.2, v5.4

# execute log import <[ftp|sftp|scp|tftp]> <ip> <username> <password> <filename> <device-id>

Example: v5.0, v5.2, v5.4
 
# execute log import ftp 192.168.182.4 user1 password logs_file.tar
Do you want to continue? (y/n)y

Connect to ftp server 192.168.182.4 ...

File logs.tar is downloaded from ftp server 192.168.182.4.
Log file successfully imported as FGT60D-1_FGT60
XXXXXXXXXXX/wlog.223.log.
Log file successfully imported as FGT60D-1_FGT
60XXXXXXXXXXX/slog.314.log.

Command format: v4.x

# execute import logs from-file <[ftp|sftp|scp|tftp]> <ip> <username> <password> <filename>

Example: v4.x
 
# execute import logs from-file ftp 192.168.182.4 alex password logs.tar
Do you want to continue? (y/n)y

Connect to ftp server 192.168.182.4 ...

File logs.tar is downloaded from ftp server 192.168.182.4.
Log file successfully imported as FGT50B-1_FGT50XXXXXXXXXXX/wlog.223.log.
Log file successfully imported as FGT50B-1_FGT50
XXXXXXXXXXX/slog.314.log.


Additional Information:
  • This method allows the import of logs that were uploaded to remote server.
  • The same can be done from HTTP/HTTPS GUI, with individual files only.
  • Once the import have finished the unit will start to populate the database (SQL enabled) or indexed (v4 indexed based).
  • Please refer to 'Technical Note: Transferring historical logs from a FortiGate hard disk to a FortiAnalyzer' in the Related Articles on how to download FortiGate log file.

Scope
FortiAnalyzer v4.x, v5.0, v5.2, v5.4.

Related Articles

Technical Note: Transferring historical logs from a FortiGate hard disk to a FortiAnalyzer

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