Log Management One Identity syslog-ng Store Box (#LM-SSB) Training

Training description

The training session introduces the most important skills to manage the One Identity syslog-ng Store Box (SSB) appliance. The training session introduces installation and configuration of SSB through presentations and lab exercises. The session introduces the log harvesting and storage technologies and all the possible transformation methods and troubleshooting steps.

Goal of the training

The goal of the session is to train professionals who can install and configure SSB appliance. Additionally can configure an existing UNIX and/or Windows infrastructure to forward messages to an SSB.

Intended audience

For all end-users and partners or system engineers who would like to install, configure or maintain SSB infrastructure independently. At the end of the session participants can setup, fine-tune and troubleshoot SSB.


The training is a one day, classroom based, instructor-lead session, that includes the presentations and lab exercises. The session starts at 9:00 and finishes at 17:00 that includes the lunch. The session can be customized by the client’s need. After applying we will contact you to work out the details.

Detailed agenda

Module: Introduction and protocol overview

  • What is SSB
  • Functions of SSB

Module: The interface and the welcome wizard

  • User interface
  • Initialize an SSB

Module: Basic settings

  • Sources
  • Logspaces
  • The search interface
  • Share logspaces

Module: Access Control

  • Layers of access control and methods: on the SSB interface, in shares, in syslog connections and in the logspaces

Module: Backup, Cleanup and Archive

  • Methods of backup
  • Full backup and restoration

Module: Filter, Rewrite, Parser

  • Message filtering and processing incoming messages
  • Message classification

Module: Alerting and Monitoring, Reporting

  • Monitoring incoming messages
  • System monitoring
  • Alerting
  • Message reporting

Module: Forwarding

  • Forwarding via syslog
  • Store messages in databases
  • Store messages on HDFS file system

Module: High Availability

  • HA concept
  • Setup HA

Module: Support and Troubleshooting

  • Tools in SSB for troubleshooting



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