FortiSIEM Microsoft DNS (2003, 2008) Configuration

Microsoft DNS (2003, 2008) Configuration

What is Discovered and Monitored

Enabling SNMP on Windows Server 2003

Enabling SNMP on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

Creating a Generic User Who Does Not Belong to the Local Administrator Group Creating a User Who Belongs to the Domain Administrator Group

Sample Windows DNS Syslog

Settings for Access Credentials

What is Discovered and Monitored

Protocol Information discovered Metrics collected Used for
SNMP Application type Process level CPU utilization, Memory utilization Performance

Monitoring

WMI Application type, service mappings Process level metrics (Win32_Process, Win32_PerfRawData_PerfProc_Process): uptime, CPU utilization, Memory utilization, Read I/O, Write I/O

DNS metrics (Win32_PerfFormattedData_DNS_DNS): DNS requests received, DNS responses sent, WINS requests received, WINS responses sent, Recursive DNS queries received, Recursive DNS queries failed, Recursive DNS queries timeout, Dynamic DNS updates received, Dynamic DNS updates failed, Dynamic DNS updates timeout, Secure DNS update received, Secure DNS update failed, Full DNS Zone Transfer requests sent, Full DNS Zone Transfer requests received, Incremental DNS Zone Transfer requests sent, ncremental DNS Zone

Transfer requests received

Performance

Monitoring

Syslog Application type DNS name resolution activity: DNS Query Success and Failure by type Security

Monitoring

Event Types

In CMDB > Event Types, search for “microsoft dans” in the Description column to see the event types associated with this device.

Rules

There are no predefined rules for this device.

Reports

There are no predefined reports for this device.

Configuration

SNMP

Enabling SNMP on Windows Server 2003

SNMP is typically enabled by default on Windows Server 2003, but you will still need to add AccelOps to the hosts that are authorized to accept SNMP packets. First you need to make sure that the SNMP Management tool has been enabled for your device.

  1. In the Start menu, go to Administrative Tools > Services.
  2. Go to Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Click Add/Remove Windows Components.
  4. Select Management and Monitoring Tools and click Details.

Make sure that Simple Network Management Tool is selected.

If it isn’t selected, select it, and then click Next to install.

  1. Go to Start > Administrative Tools > Services.
  2. Select and open SNMP Service.
  3. Click the Security
  4. Select Send authentication trap.
  5. Under Accepted communities, make sure there is an entry for public that is set to read-only.
  6. Select Accept SNMP packets from these hosts.
  7. Click
  8. Enter the IP address for your AccelOps virtual appliance that will access your device over SNMP.
  9. Click Add.
  10. Click Apply.
  11. Under SNMP Service, click Restart service.

Enabling SNMP on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

SNMP is typically enabled by default on Windows Server 2008, but you will still need to add AccelOps to the hosts that are authorized to accept SNMP packets. First you should check that SNMP Services have been enabled for your server.

  1. Log in to the Windows 2008 Server where you want to enable SNMP as an administrator.
  2. In the Start menu, select Control Panel.
  3. Under Programs, click Turn Windows features on/off.
  4. Under Features, see if SNMP Services is installed.

If not, click Add Feature, then select SMNP Service and click Next to install the service.

  1. In the Server Manager window, go to Services > SNMP Services.
  2. Select and open SNMP Service.
  3. Click the Security
  4. Select Send authentication trap.
  5. Under Accepted communities, make sure there is an entry for public that is set to read-only.
  6. Select Accept SNMP packets from these hosts.
  7. Click
  8. Enter the IP address for your AccelOps virtual appliance that will access your device over SNMP.
  9. Click Add.
  10. Click Apply.
  11. Under SNMP Service, click Restart service.

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