Cisco Identity Services Engine connector for Microsoft Sentinel

The Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) data connector provides the capability to ingest Cisco ISE events into Microsoft Sentinel. It helps you gain visibility into what is happening in your network, such as who is connected, which applications are installed and running, and much more. Refer to Cisco ISE logging mechanism documentation for more information.

Connector attributes

Connector attribute Description
Kusto function alias CiscoISEEvent
Kusto function url
Log Analytics table(s) Syslog(CiscoISE)
Data collection rules support Workspace transform DCR
Supported by Microsoft Corporation

Query samples

Top 10 Reporting Devices


| summarize count() by DvcHostname

| top 10 by count_

Vendor installation instructions


This data connector depends on a parser based on a Kusto Function to work as expected. Follow these steps to create the Kusto Functions alias, CiscoISEEvent

  1. Install and onboard the agent for Linux

Typically, you should install the agent on a different computer from the one on which the logs are generated.

Syslog logs are collected only from Linux agents.

  1. Configure the logs to be collected

Configure the facilities you want to collect and their severities.

  1. Under workspace advanced settings Configuration, select Data and then Syslog.

  2. Select Apply below configuration to my machines and select the facilities and severities.

  3. Click Save.

  4. Configure Cisco ISE Remote Syslog Collection Locations

Follow these instructions to configure remote syslog collection locations in your Cisco ISE deployment.

Next steps

For more information, go to the related solution in the Azure Marketplace.