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Capturing Web Traffic on a CISCO ASA 5520

Posted on 2010-11-18
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good day everyone,

we have a cisco ASA 5520 which has syslog capabilites but i do not see where i can monitor websites our users are hitting, is there any way to get this done via the ASDM or with a third-party application that works with the ASA device or is inexpensive or open source? thank you all.

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by:MikeKane
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If you turn on http inspection, the normal syslog will capture the URL requests.    

Example:
Sample URL Log
The following is an example of a URL logging syslog message:
192.168.69.71 accessed URL 10.0.0.1/secrets.gif

You can change the class inspection to include http if needed.   Just follow this doc to do so:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vpndevc/ps2030/products_tech_note09186a008085283d.shtml
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where is the ASA device manager can i do this?
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Its in CONFIGURATION -> FIREWALL -> SERVICE POLICY RULES  

Here's a doc that explains how to do it.  ( I wasn't sure about your version, buts its pretty much the same)
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asdm/6_1/user/guide/inspctrl.html#wp1142285
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thank you.
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