Table of Contents
- About Firewall Analyzer
Firewall Analyzer is an easy-to-use, web-based tool that provides in-depth analysis of incoming and outgoing network activity through firewalls, VPNs, and proxy servers. Firewall Analyzer analyzes these logs and generates useful reports on bandwidth usage, user trends, detect anomalies, and firewall activity.
Such information helps IT administrators manage their enterprise networks pro actively and also accelerates the troubleshooting process.
- Release Overview
8.3 - Build 8300 (GA)
8.3 - Build 8300 - Distributed Edition
GA release of Firewall Analyzer Distributed Edition.New Features - Admin Server
There are no new features available for Admin Server in this release
New Features - Collector Server
All the features available in this release of Firewall Analyzer Standalone Edition (see below) is available for Collector Server of Distributed Edition
8.3 - Build 8300 -Standalone Edition
The general features available in this release are:
- Policy/Rule Optimization
- Anomaly Rules Reports (Correlation, Generalization, Shadowed, and Redundant Rules)
- Rule Grouping Recommendation
- Rule Cleanup Recommendation
- Options provided in the Device Rule UI:
- Fetch Policy, Configuration based on TFTP, SCP protocols
- Login banner support
- Fetch Policy, Configuration based on TFTP, SCP protocols
- Change management and Unused rules reports for Palo Alto firewalls
- Industry Standard Compliance reports (PCI-DSS, SANS, NIST, ISO, NERC-CIP) for Juniper-SRX device
- Indexing Traffic logs along with security logs for fine grained advanced search results
- Performance improvement to support more logs/sec
- Alert and Search based on Country, Application
- Application and Security reports for Juniper-SRX device
- Security Reports for Microsoft-ISA
- 'Denied Login Users' report for NetScreen
- BlueCoat Proxy SGOS 184.108.40.206
- Juniper-SRX - Security and Application logs
- Watchguard XTM version 11.9
- Issue in, populating URL length > 2500 characters, is fixed
- Support extended for User Group information of Squid proxy server
- Issue in, populating the URL information for Cisco, is fixed
- Fixed issue in scheduled fetch of user details from Active Directory.
- Wrong listing of Cisco denied URLs issue is fixed
- Zywall log format change issue fixed
- Policy/Rule Optimization
- System Requirements
- Platform Requirements
- 1GHz Pentium Dual Core processor or equivalent
- 2 GB of RAM
- 5 GB of disk space
- Monitor that supports 1024x768 resolution
Please refer our web site for recommended system requirements
- Windows 8
- Windows 7
- Windows NT
- Windows 2000
- Windows XP
- Windows Vista
- Windows 2000 Server
- Windows 2003 Server
- Windows 2008 Server
- Windows 2012 Server
- Ubuntu 9.1.10
- Fedora 12
- OpenSuSE 11.2
- CentOS 5.5
- Red Hat RHEL
- Web Browser Requirements
- Internet Explorer 8 and later
- Firefox 4 and later
- Chrome 8 and later
- Installing and Uninstalling
This section explains the key steps for installing Firewall Analyzer. Refer the User Guide for detailed Firewall Analyzer installation information.
Installing on Windows
- Double-click the ManageEngine_FirewallAnalyzer_x_windows.exe file to launch setup program>
- Follow the instructions as they appear on the screen. Once the installation is complete you will notice a tray icon, which provides you with the following options.
Option Description Firewall Server Status This option provides you details like Server Name, Server IpAddress , Server Port, Server Status. Start WebClient This option will open up your default browser and connect you to the web login UI of Firewall Analyzer Server, provided the server has already been started. Shutdown Server This option will shutdown the Firewall Analyzer Server.
Note: The tray icon option is only available for Windows !
Uninstalling from Windows
- Click on Start > Programs > ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer x > Uninstall Firewall Analyzer to uninstall Firewall Analyzer from the machine.
Installing on Linux
- Assign execute permission to the ManageEngine_Firewall_Analyzer_x_linux.bin file using the following command:
chmod a+x ManageEngine_Firewall_Analyzer_x_linux.bin
- Execute the following command:
Note: If you get an error message stating that the temp directory does not have enough space, try executing this command with the -is:tempdir <directory_name> option (where <directory_name> is the absolute path of an existing directory)
./ManageEngine_Firewall_Analyzer_x_linux.bin -is:tempdir <directory_name>
- Follow the instructions in the setup program.
Uninstalling from LinuxNavigate to the /server/_uninst directory and execute the following command to uninstall Firewall Analyzer:
- Default ports used by Firewall Analyzer
The following are the default ports used by Firewall Analyzer:
Web Server port (to access from a web browser): 8500 (TCP)
Firewall Listener port (to direct firewall, proxy logs):
514, 1514 (UDP)
PostgreSQL port (to connect to the built-in PostgreSQL database): 33336 (TCP)
- Starting and Shutting Down
Starting in Windows
- Click on Start > Programs > ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer x > Firewall Analyzer to start the server.
Alternatively you can navigate to the <Firewall Analyzer Home>\bin folder, and invoke the run.bat file.
- Once the server has successfully started, you can either use the Start WebClient tray-icon option or alternatively open a web browser and type the URL, http://<hostname>:8500
(replace <hostname> with the name of the machine on which Firewall Analyzer is installed, and 8500 with the web server port specified during installation).
Shutting Down from Windows
- Click on Start > Programs > ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer x > Shutdown Firewall Analyzer to shut down the server. Alternatively you can navigate to the <Firewall Analyzer Home>\bin folder, and invoke the shutdown.bat file. As already mentioned, you can also make use of the tray-icon option Shutdown Server
Starting in Linux
- Navigate to the <Firewall Analyzer Home>/bin directory and execute the run.sh file to start the Firewall Analyzer server. >
- Once the server has successfully started, open a web browser and type the URL, http://<hostname>:8500 (replace <hostname> with the name of the machine on which Firewall Analyzer is installed, and 8500 with the web server port specified during installation)
Shutting down from Linux
- Navigate to the <Firewall Analyzer Home>/bin directory, and execute the shutdown.sh file to shut down the server.
- Click on Start > Programs > ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer x > Firewall Analyzer to start the server.
- Document Set
The documentation set for this product includes:
- This README.html - version enhancements, basic installation, known issues, release notes Online
- Help - Context-sensitive help screens that provide guidance for performing a task
- User Guide - Includes a product overview, and sections such as frequently asked questions, troubleshooting tips, etc.
- Contact Information
Firewall Analyzer licenses usually include the right to patches, service packs, and minor upgrades apart from technical support for one (1) year from the date of purchase. After the first year, Maintenance must be renewed on an annual basis.
- About ZOHO Corp®
Enabling Management Your WayTM
ZOHO Corp. provides affordable software in the areas of network applications and database tools. With a broad product portfolio and an active customer base ranging from enterprises, equipment vendors and service providers, ZOHO Corp. has emerged as a very affordable and high-quality alternative to expensive software that is common in the industry. ZOHO Corp. is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA with offices in NJ, MA, India, UK, China and Japan and has a well-trained partner base around the globe.
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ZOHO Corp., ManageEngine, Enabling Management Your Way are trademarks of ZOHO Corp. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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