How to move Firewall Analyzer Raw Logs Archive and Index directory to mapped network drive?


    To move the Firewall Analyzer Raw Logs Archive and Raw Logs Indexing directory to mapped network drive, the procedure is slightly different for running the Firewall Analyzer as an application and service.
    The procedure to move to mapped network drive is given separately.

    Firewall Analyzer started as application

    In the remote machine in which you want to store raw logs archive and indexing, carry out the following procedure:

    • Create/select the folder in the remote machine.
    • Ensure that the remote machine is available in the same network.
    • Share the selected/created folder.

    In the Firewall Analyzer server machine, carry out the following procedure:

    • Open Windows Explorer.
    • Select Tools > Map Network Drive... menu.
    • The Map Network Drive window pops-up.
    • Select the drive name in the Drive drop down menu, as per your requirement.
    • Select the shared folder of the remote machine in the Folder text box. Use the Browse button to select the shared.
    • Click Finish button. The pop-up window closes.

    After carrying out the above steps, carry out the procedure in the Firewall Analyzer client for "How to move Firewall Analyzer Raw Logs Archive and Raw Logs Indexing directory?"

    • Click the Settings tabs on the top of the client.
    • Click on Archived FilesArchived Files page opens up.
    • Click Archive SettingsFile Archive Settings page pops-up.
    • Select Change Raw Logs Archive Location option and change the path of the Raw Logs Archive location. Ensure that you give the mapped networked drive path, where you want to move the archive files storage. For example: \<Shared Machine><Shared Folder>. The default path is <Firewall Analyzer Home>serverdefaultarchive
    • Select the option Change Raw Logs Indexing Location and change the path of the Raw Logs Index files storage location. The default path is <Firewall Analyzer Home>serverdefaultindexes
    Note:

    After you configure the new location for the Raw Log Index files, ensure that you copy all the files and sub-folders of the hotwarm, and cold sub-folders of the indexes folder from the existing location to the newly configured location.

    Firewall Analyzer started as service

    In the remote machine in which you want to store raw logs archive and indexing, carry out the following procedure:

    • Create/select the folder in the remote machine.
    • Ensure that the remote machine is available in the same network.
    • Share the selected/created folder.
    • Configure the access credentials of a specific user account of the Firewall Analyzer server machine, to the shared folder.

    In the Firewall Analyzer server machine, carry out the following procedure:

    • Ensure that you logon to the Firewall Analyzer server machine with the same credentials of the user account. The user account credentials to which the folder in the remote machine is shared for access.
    • Select the Start > Control Panel menu.
    • In the Control Panel, select the Administrative Tools > Services.
    • Select the ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer service.
    • Stop the service.
    • Right click the service and select the Properties menu.
    • In the ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer Properties pop-up window , select Log On tab.
    • In the Log On tab, select Log on as: This Account:.
    • Enter the credentials of the user account. The user account credentials to which the folder in the remote machine is shared for access.
    • Change to General tab.
    • Click Start button to start the Manage Engine Firewall Analyzer service.
    • Click OK to close the ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer Properties window.

    After carrying out the above steps, carry out the procedure in the Firewall Analyzer client for "How to move Firewall Analyzer Raw Logs Archive and Raw Logs Indexing directory?"

    • Click the Settings tabs on the top of the client.
    • Click on Archived FilesArchived Files page opens up.
    • Click Archive SettingsFile Archive Settings page pops-up.
    • Select Change Raw Logs Archive Location option and change the path of the Raw Logs Archive location. Ensure that you enter the absolute path of the mapped network drive, where you want to move the archive files storage. For example: \<Shared Machine><Shared Folder>. The default path is <Firewall Analyzer Home>serverdefaultarchive‚Äč
    • Select the option Change Raw Logs Indexing Location and change the path of the Raw Logs Index files storage location. The default path is <Firewall Analyzer Home>serverdefaultindexes
    Note:

    After you configure the new location for the Raw Log Index files, ensure that you copy all the files and sub-folders of the hotwarm, and cold sub-folders of the indexes folder from the existing location to the newly configured location.