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In your AMP account, you must have the following permissions:

  • Delete Log Management
  • Read Log Endpoints

In your AWS account, you must have read privileges for S3 buckets and CloudTrail.  


Overview

You can use this document to add a remote log collector to a CloudTrail remote device (log source). 


Step 1: Gather AWS account information

  1. Access your AWS console. 
  2. In the top, right corner, locate and copy your account number and corresponding region. You will need this information later. 

Step 2: Create a remote log source 

  1. In the Armor Management Portal (AMP), in the left-side navigation, click Security.
  2. Click Log & Data Management.
  3. Click External Sources.
  4. Click the plus ( + ) sign. 
  5. Complete the missing fields:
  6. Click Save Log Source
  7. In the pop-up window, copy and paste the URL text. You will need this information in the AWS console. 
  8. Click Return to the Log Source List. You will be redirected to the External Sources screen. 
  9. In the External Sources screen, refresh the screen until the log source reaches an Online status. 

Step 3: Create a new trail and sync your S3 bucket

  1. In the AWS console, navigate to the CloudTrail section. 
  2. Update your account's region settings to match the region previously selected in AMP.
  3. Click Create
  4. In Trail name, enter a descriptive name. 
  5. For Apply trail to all regions, mark No
  6. For Create a new S3 bucket, mark No
  7. In S3 bucket, paste the bolded URL text that you copied earlier from AMP. 
  8. Click Create

Step 4: Verify configurations

  1. In the Armor Management Portal (AMP), in the left-side navigation, click Security
  2. Click Log & Data Management, and then select External Sources.
  3. Locate the newly created remote log source. 
  4. Under Last Event, verify that a recent activity took place. 

Additionally, you can view the actual logs to confirm that the configuration was successful. 

  1. In the Armor Management Portal (AMP), in the left-side navigation, click Security
  2. Click Log & Data Management, and then select Search.
  3. In the search field, enter your AWS account number surrounded by asterisks wildcards.

Troubleshooting

If you are having issues adding a remote log collector to a CloudTrail remote device, consider that: