Cisco Firepower is an integrated suite of network security and traffic management products, deployed either on purpose-built platforms or as a software solution. The Cisco Firepower Chassis Manager is responsible for monitoring Firepower chassis services and components.
LogicMonitor’s Cisco Firepower Chassis Manager package consists of a set of LogicModules that provides comprehensive out-of-the-box monitoring for the Firepower Chassis Manager.
LogicMonitor’s Cisco Firepower Chassis Manager package is confirmed to be compatible with:
- Cisco Firepower 4100 and 9300 Series
If you are running a Cisco Firepower Series that is not listed above, contact LogicMonitor support to request investigation into compatibility.
Cisco Requirements for the REST API
LogicMonitor’s Cisco Firepower Chassis Manager package uses Cisco’s REST API to collect metrics. Cisco has several prerequisites that must be satisfied before its REST API can be used. See the Cisco Firepower Chassis Manager REST API Reference for setup instructions and recommendations.
LogicMonitor must provide the appropriate credentials in order to successfully access the resource. These credentials must belong to a Cisco Firepower Chassis Manager user account that has been assigned the following minimum permissions:
Once a user account is established, the following properties must be set on the Firepower Chassis Manager resource within LogicMonitor. For more information on setting properties, see Resource and Instance Properties.
LogicModules in Package
LogicMonitor’s package for Cisco Firepower Chassis Manager contains the following LogicModules. Please ensure that all of these LogicModules are imported into your LogicMonitor platform.
When setting static datapoint thresholds on the various metrics tracked by this integration package, LogicMonitor follows the technology owner’s best practice KPI recommendations. If necessary, we encourage you to adjust these predefined thresholds to meet the unique needs of your environment. For more information on tuning datapoint thresholds, see Tuning Static Thresholds for Datapoints.