MongoDB Audit connector for Microsoft Sentinel

MongoDB data connector provides the capability to ingest MongoDBAudit into Microsoft Sentinel. Refer to MongoDB documentation for more information.

Connector attributes

Connector attribute Description
Log Analytics table(s) MongoDBAudit_CL
Data collection rules support Not currently supported
Supported by Microsoft Corporation

Query samples

MongoDBAudit - All Activities.


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Vendor installation instructions

NOTE: This data connector depends on a parser based on a Kusto Function to work as expected which is deployed as part of the solution. To view the function code in Log Analytics, open Log Analytics/Microsoft Sentinel Logs blade, click Functions and search for the alias MongoDBAudit and load the function code or click here on the second line of the query, enter the hostname(s) of your MongoDBAudit device(s) and any other unique identifiers for the logstream. The function usually takes 10-15 minutes to activate after solution installation/update.

  1. Install and onboard the agent for Linux or Windows

Install the agent on the Tomcat Server where the logs are generated.

Logs from MongoDB Enterprise Server deployed on Linux or Windows servers are collected by Linux or Windows agents.

  1. Configure MongoDBAudit to write logs to files

Edit mongod.conf file (for Linux) or mongod.cfg (for Windows) to write logs to files:

dbPath: data/db

path: data/db/auditLog.json

Set the following parameters: dbPath and path. Refer to the MongoDB documentation for more details

  1. Configure the logs to be collected

Configure the custom log directory to be collected

  1. Select the link above to open your workspace advanced settings
  2. From the left pane, select Settings, select Custom Logs and click +Add custom log
  3. Click Browse to upload a sample of a MongoDBAudit log file. Then, click Next >
  4. Select Timestamp as the record delimiter and click Next >
  5. Select Windows or Linux and enter the path to MongoDBAudit logs based on your configuration
  6. After entering the path, click the '+' symbol to apply, then click Next >
  7. Add MongoDBAudit as the custom log Name (the '_CL' suffix will be added automatically) and click Done.

Validate connectivity

It may take upwards of 20 minutes until your logs start to appear in Microsoft Sentinel.

Next steps

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