Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for OSSEC

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Source types for the Splunk Add-on for OSSEC

The Splunk Add-on for OSSEC expects the source type ossec for all incoming alert event data. The add-on currently supports data from the following sources:

  • File Integrity Management (FIM) data
  • FTP data
  • su data
  • ssh data
  • Windows data, including audit and logon information

The following event types map the OSSEC data to the Splunk Common Information Model.

Source type Event type Description CIM data models
ossec ossec_alert All OSSEC data collected with this add-on maps to this event type. Alerts
ossec_file_integrity_monitoring OSSEC data with the field change_type set to "filesystem". Change Analysis
ossec_authentication OSSEC data with the field change_type set to "authentication". CIM mapping is only supported for data in the default format, not the "splunk" format. Authentication
Last modified on 23 September, 2016
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