Logger Administration and Operations (LOG210)

Course Description Agenda Course Outline

Course Overview

This course provides you the essentials of the ArcSight Logger solution – both hardware and software - as well as giving you information on how to architect a complete solution. This 5 day ILT course will cover the core features of the ArcSight Logger solution as well as more advanced features.

This course, in addition to Logger experience, prepares you for the Logger certification exam. The exam is administered on the last day of the instructor-led class and is a hands-on, performance based exam. The VILT offering does not include a certification exam.

  • Introduction to Logger
  • Install and Initialize Logger Appliance
  • Installing and Initialize Software Logger
  • Navigating Logger
  • Logger Configuration
  • Configuring Logger Event Input and Output
  • System Admin Settings
  • Managing Users and Groups
  • Event Search
  • Search Tools
  • Filters, Saves Searches & Scheduled Alerts
  • Logger Reports
  • Designing Reports
  • Generating Reports
  • Using and Designing Report Dashboards
  • Alerts and Notifications
  • Import, Export, Backup and Restore

A qui s'adresse cette formation

This course is intended for any system administrator or operator that will be working with Logger software or Logger Appliance.


To be successful in this course, you should have the following prerequisites or knowledge:

  • Common network device functions such as routers, switches, and hubs.
  • TCP/IP functions such as CIDR blocks, subnets, addressing, and communications
  • Windows operating systems tasks such as installations, services, sharing, and navigation
  • Linux or Cent OS experience with shell command lines


  • Successful completion of Use Case Foundations course or equivalent experience
  • Successful completion of Building Advanced Content course or equivalent experience
  • Successful completion of Flex Connector Configuration course or equivalent experience


Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe, access, and use the basic features and functions of ArcSight Logger
  • Initialize Logger appliance
  • Install and update Logger Software form factor
  • Explain and implement initial Logger storage and retention policy settings
  • Describe and configure event source devices and device groups, event receivers,forwarders and destinations
  • Locate and configure network settings, error logs, remote support access and securitycertificate trust stores


Introduction to Logger
  • What is Logger?
  • What is an Event?
  • ArcSight Log Management Platform
  • Logger Features
  • Deployment Scenarios
  • What’s new in Logger
  • Logger family of products
  • Logger Use Cases
Install and Initialize Logger Appliance
  • Installing and initializing Logger Appliance
  • Post-initialization settings
  • Appliance upgrade
Installing and Initialize Software Logger
  • Installing and configuring Linux Software Logger
  • Software Logger Upgrade and un-install
  • Logger browser interface login
Navigating Logger
  • Logger UI Information Band and Options
  • Tabs, Menus and Feature Navigation
  • Main Function Tabs
Logger Configuration
  • Configuration Sidebar Menu functions
  • Configuring Peer Loggers
  • System Maintenance Operations
Configuring Logger Event Input and Output
  • Receivers, Source Types and Parsers
  • Devices and Device Groups
  • Storage Rules
  • Forwarders
  • SSL Certificates
  • ESM Destinations
System Admin Settings
  • Appliance and Software Admin differences
  • System Admin tab
  • Exploring each sub-menu tab
Managing Users and Groups
  • User Group Privileges
  • Managing Users, User Groups & Authentication
  • User login banner
Event Search
  • Logger search overview
  • Search input
  • Search results display
  • Search techniques
  • Pipeline operators
  • Search performance
  • Wild cards
  • Peer Logger search
  • Indexing
Search Tools
  • Customizing time ranges and Field Sets
  • Search helper
  • Creating complex queries using Search Builder
  • Raw events and Regex Helper
  • Validating Queries with Search Analyzer
  • Refining and re-running searches
  • Exporting search results
  • Live Event Viewer
Filters, Saves Searches & Scheduled Alerts
  • Saving and retrieving a query
  • Types of Filters
  • Managing Filters
  • Creating Saved Search Jobs
  • Creating Saved Scheduled Alerts
  • Saving Searches as Dashboard Panels
  • Advanced Search Options
  • Searching from ESM Console
Logger Reports
  • Types of reports
  • Viewing reports
  • Report task options
  • Running reports
  • Publishing and emailing report results
  • Scheduling report jobs
  • Report administration
Designing Reports
  • Copying reports
  • Using the Adhoc Report Designer
  • Editing a report
  • Customizing report layout
Generating Reports
  • Search Queries and Report Queries
  • Creating and Editing Queries for Reports
  • Using the SQL Editor
  • Report Query Field Attributes and Properties
  • Parameters and Parameter Groups
Using and Designing Report Dashboards
  • Dashboards and Report Home Pages
  • Creating a Report Dashboard
Alerts and Notifications
  • Configuring Notification Destinations
  • Configuring Alerts and Notifications
  • Viewing Alerts
  • Exporting Alerts
Import, Export, Backup and Restore
  • Configure Backup and Restore
  • Content Management – Export and Import
  • Event Archiving
  • Retrieving Audit and Error Logs
Classroom training
Modality: G

Durée 5 jours

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Formation en ligne
Modality: U

Durée 4 jours

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