Splunk Enterprise Security

Forwarder not parsing Ossec logs correctly

poiromaniax
Explorer

Hi all,

We have our ossec logs from servers being sent to a forwarder and then the forwarder to indexer. On the forwarder, sourcetype is configured as ossec_alerts

In search results, the source host shows as the forwarder and not the actual server it comes from. The actual server name shows up right next to the date/time but not as a parsed field. EG:

2020/03/20 17:23:00 srv-01 SOURCE=forwarder

Any ideas?

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