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SIEM Backups

Due to NERC requirements we are being asked to validate our SIEM backups.  Is there a way to validate that we have good backups other than doing an actual restore?

I can view the backup.txt files in the ESMbackups folders to see that the jobs did complete successfully.

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You would need to actually restore the backup files to a SIEM of the same version that the backup files were created in.

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Just in case here the SIEM best practices including backups of course:


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This article shows you how to validate the backups

How to restore a backup to the SIEM ESM Technical Articles ID:  KB80025

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