ArcSight Categorization White Paper

ArcSight Categorization White Paper

This technical note describes ArcSight event categorization from a technical perspective. The document is meant for anyone who needs to understand ArcSight's categorization schema.  It provides some basic information about the categorization schema, as well as how the categorization is exposed in the product.  It also explains how to install content updates (AUPs) and how to customize categorization.

Every possible value of the categorization fields are explained, so this document is meant to be used as a dictionary to get an understanding of all the categorization entries.



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Folder destination for categorization file (deviceProduct.csv) is it :

"user/agent/acp/categorization/current/<deviceVendor>/<deviceProduct>.csv" as described in this ArcSightCategorizationWhitePaper.pdf whitepaper (last version)


"/user/agent/acp/categorizer/current/<device_vendor>/<device_product>.csv" as described in FlexConn_DevGuideConfig.pdf (last version too)

I would like to draw your attention to categorizER/ATION folder spelling.

Thanks in advance,

One of the truly under-valued capabilities of a SIEM like ArcSight.  Using this "Rosetta Stone" to create vendor-agnostic content!

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