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jmhernando
Level 9

Comunication port between Web Gateway and Web Reporter

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Hi,

I am configuring Web Gateway with Web Reporter to collect log files but there aren't communication.

I set in Web Reporter:


Collect logs files from: McAfee Web Gateway

Log Format: McAfee Web Gatway - Autodiscover


Device Adrress: 172.x.x.x

UI Port: 9999

Logon Name: admin

Password: the password


Without SSL connection.

The test always fails.... what is the correct port?

Thanks,

Jose.

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jont717
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Re: Comunication port between Web Gateway and Web Reporter

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I could not get mine to send them every hour.  For some reason it just does not work.  You have to do it by file size and Auto Rotation.

For instance, everytime the file size hits 5MB, it auto rotates and then sends it to the Web Reporter.  Works good for me.

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asabban
Level 17

Re: Comunication port between Web Gateway and Web Reporter

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Hello,

are we talking about MWG6 or 7?

For 6 you will configure the HTTP GUI port, which usually is 9999 on appliances or 9090 on software installations.

For 7 you will not be able to pull the data from Web Gateway, you will have to configure "incoming Log files" and configiure MWG to push the Log files to WR.

Best,

Andre

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jmhernando
Level 9

Re: Comunication port between Web Gateway and Web Reporter

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Version: 7

Thanks for the answer!.

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asabban
Level 17

Re: Comunication port between Web Gateway and Web Reporter

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Hello,

In MWG7 you will have to push. Web Reporter cannot pick up the Log files from MWG7 GUI yet.

I know that several customers would like to see this again, but unfortunately I am not aware of any concrete plans to build that feature into the product again (which does not necessarily mean that there are no plans).

Product Management may have some more insight into this topic.

Best,

Andre

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jmhernando
Level 9

Re: Comunication port between Web Gateway and Web Reporter

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How configure the Web Gateway to copy reports every hour?


Thanks.

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jont717
Level 12

Re: Comunication port between Web Gateway and Web Reporter

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I could not get mine to send them every hour.  For some reason it just does not work.  You have to do it by file size and Auto Rotation.

For instance, everytime the file size hits 5MB, it auto rotates and then sends it to the Web Reporter.  Works good for me.

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jmhernando
Level 9

Re: Comunication port between Web Gateway and Web Reporter

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Ah! Thanks for the info.

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asabban
Level 17

Re: Comunication port between Web Gateway and Web Reporter

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Hello,

Auto Pushing every X hours should work as well but please note that only rotated log files are pushed. If there was no rotation between 2 hours, no log files will be pushed.

Best,

Andre

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jont717
Level 12

Re: Comunication port between Web Gateway and Web Reporter

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Yes, you have to adjust the size of the file to meet your environment.  Ours sends about every 2 hours which is fine for us right now.

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NetTas
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Re: Comunication port between Web Gateway and Web Reporter

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Will we be able to extract log files directly from WG7 to WebReporter in the future - ie. is this a feature request

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