On Saturday, April 26, 2003, at 09:43 AM, Manny G. Fernandez wrote:
> Good day,
> I have been using FWBuilder for 2 years and love it.=A0I wanted to =
> using Webtrends Firewall Suite to generate some reports from IPTables.=20=
> =A0I know that it handles PIX, Checkpoint, Watcchguard etc. but I do =
> see anything for IPTables. =A0
> Q1: Can I send the logs to another file other than /var/messages? I=20
> would like to have it go to something like /var/fwlogs
yes, you can. Iptables uses syslog for logging, so you just need to=20
change logging facility and level and then configure /etc/syslog.conf=20
> Q2: Can the logs be formatted to something similar to One of the=20
> supported firewalls for Webtrends via fwbuilder or perl script that=20
> you may know of.
the log format is defined by iptables and the only change you can do is=20=
use custom logging prefix. Firewall Builder uses this prefix to add=20
rule action (Accept/Deny/Reject) and rule number to the log entry. I am=20=
not sure what log format does webtrends need, but if it can't be=20
emulated using custom log prefix, then you may need to write your own=20
script to transform it.
> Q3: Remote management, is it near completion or even on the table for=20=
> next release?
we are working on it, but it is not going to be ready for the next=20