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Where to Enable Logging for Reports

To see data in WatchGuard Cloud and Dimension reports and Dashboard pages, you must enable logging in the correct features in your Firebox configuration file.

For information about how to configure your devices to send log messages to WatchGuard Cloud, see Add a Firebox to WatchGuard Cloud.

For information about how to configure your devices to send log messages to Dimension, see Add a Dimension or WSM Log Server

For a list of the reports available in WatchGuard Cloud and Dimension, see:

For information about how to enable logging in policies, see Configure Logging and Notification for a Policy.

This table includes a list of where to enable logging in your device configuration file to see log message data in the related Dimension reports and Dashboards. The same settings control log message data sent to WatchGuard Cloud for device reports.

Enable Logging For... Settings to Enable... Reports Dashboards

Packet Filter Allowed Log Messages

Select Send a log message for reports in the policy settings. Tip!If your Firebox runs Fireware OS v11.10.5 or lower, the "Send a log message for reports" option is not available. Instead, select the "Send a log message" check box. Packet Filter, Top Client, Application Usage, Executive Summary PDF, Device Statistics Executive Dashboard, Threat Map, FireWatch, Policy Map

Packet Filter Denied Log Messages

Logging is enabled in the policy settings by default.

If it is disabled, to enable it again, select Send a log message for reports. Tip!If your Firebox runs Fireware OS v11.10.5 or lower, the "Send a log message for reports" option is not available. Instead, select the "Send a log message" check box.

Packet Filter, Denied Packet, Top Client, Blocked Applications, Denied Quota, Executive Summary PDF Security Dashboard, Threat Map, Policy Map

APT Blocker

Select Enable logging for reports in the proxy policies that use APT Blocker, and select Log when you configure APT Blocker Threat Actions.

APT Summary and Detail reports, Zero-Day Malware (APT) Summary and Detail, PCI Compliance, Executive Summary PDF Executive Dashboard, Security Dashboard, Policy Map
Gateway AntiVirus Select Enable logging for reports in the proxy policies that use Gateway AntiVirus, and select Log when you configure Gateway AntiVirus Actions. Virus (GAV) Security Dashboard, Subscription Services, Policy Map
spamBlocker Select Enable logging for reports in the proxy policies that use spamBlocker, and select Send a log message when you configure spamBlocker Actions. spam Subscription Services
Data Loss Prevention Select Enable logging for reports in the proxy policies that use Data Loss Prevention, and select Log when you configure Data Loss Prevention Actions.

Data Loss Violations (DLP)

Subscription Services, Policy Map

Intrusion Prevention Log Messages

Enable logging for the threat levels that you want to see log message for. WatchGuard recommends that you always enable logging for the block and drop levels.

IPS Summary and Detail, PCI Compliance Security Dashboard, Threat Map, Policy Map

AP Devices

Select Enable logging for reports in the Gateway Wireless Controller Settings.

AP Devices, AP Device Usage, SSID Usage, Rogue Access Points AP Devices

All Proxies

Select Enable logging for reports

Application Control, Proxy Traffic, Device Statistics, Top Clients, Application Usage, Blocked Applications

Executive Dashboard, Security Dashboard, Threat Map, FireWatch, Policy Map

HTTP Proxies

Select Enable logging for reports

Web, Device Statistics, RED Executive Dashboard, Security Dashboard, Threat Map, FireWatch, Policy Map

FTP Proxies

Select Enable logging for reports

Device Statistics Executive Dashboard, Security Dashboard, Threat Map, FireWatch, Policy Map

SMTP Proxies

Select Enable logging for reports

SMTP, Device Statistics Executive Dashboard, Security Dashboard, Threat Map, FireWatch, Policy Map

POP3 Proxies

Select Enable logging for reports

POP3, Device Statistics Executive Dashboard, Security Dashboard, Threat Map, FireWatch, Policy Map

WebBlocker Actions

Select Categories > Log this action

Web Audit, Blocked Websites Executive Dashboard, Security Dashboard, Threat Map, FireWatch, Policy Map

Performance Statistics

In the Logging Settings, select Send Security Services Statistics to log file and External interface and VPN bandwidth statistics.

Activity Trend, Subscription Services, VPN Bandwidth Subscription Services
Firebox Configuration Changes In the Logging Settings, select Send log messages when the configuration for this Firebox is changed. Audit Trail, PCI Compliance, HIPAA Compliance  
Any alarms   Alarms (Summary and Detail), PCI Compliance, HIPAA Compliance  
Always Enabled Some features require either a license in the feature key to enable the feature on the Firebox, or for the feature to be enabled in the configuration settings on the Firebox, or both. Authentication, Botnet Detection, Blocked Default Threats, DHCP Lease Activity, Mobile Device Detail Security Dashboard, Threat Map, Policy Map, Mobile Devices

See Also

About Dimension Reports

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About HIPAA Compliance Reports

About PCI Compliance Reports

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