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Log Forwarding - Datadog

Overview

Datadog is a very common and powerful SIEM that is used by many companies. Valtix supports Log Forwarding to Datadog to send security events and other log information for processing, storage, access and correlation. The information sent is in a semi-structured JSON format where the attribute-value pairs can be accessed and processed.

Requirements

In order to forward logs to Datadog, the following information is required:

  • Datadog account
  • Endpoint URL
  • API Key

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Profile Parameters

Parameter Deonticity Default Description
Profile Name Required A unique name to use to reference the Profile
Description Optional A description for the Profile
Destination Required Datadog The SIEM used for the Profile
Skip Verify Certificate Optional Unchecked Whether to skip verifying the authenticity of the certificate
API Key Required The Datadog API Key to authenticate the communication
Endpoint Required https://http-intake.logs.datadoghq.com/ The URL endpoint used to receive the forwarded Events/Logs