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BMC Defender Plug-ins and Adapters

The Adapter and plug-ins by category table lists optional adapters and plug-ins that you can add to your product's server to extend functionality for the following products and versions:

Product versionDocumentation reference
Version 6.1.00

BMC AMI Command Center for Security

BMC Defender SIEM Correlation Server

Version 6.0.02

BMC AMI Command Center for Security

BMC Defender SIEM Correlation Server

Version 5.9.02

BMC AMI Command Center for Security

BMC Defender SIEM Correlation Server

Adapter and plug-ins by category

Category

Adapter or plug-in

Purpose

Security


 

BMC Defender AD Group Mapping plug-in

Assigns access or a role to a BMC Defender operator based on the operator's Active Directory permissions

BMC Defender Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) plug-in

Logs into the server by using Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) single sign-on components

BMC Defender Apache TLS adapter

Adds extra internal security for data processing (through Apache TLS and SSLv3 security for the web interface), and adds message encryption between the server and its agents

Sites that require verifiable and published cryptographic algorithms need this adapter.  

Monitoring data sourcesBMC Defender File Transfer Queue adapterTransmits entire files (via syslog) to a receiving program

BMC Defender NMAP adapter

Discovers devices and network service ports, and obtains system baselines for asset management, change management, and general security

BMC Defender Office 365 adapter

Monitors Microsoft Office 365 Cloud App Security service using Microsoft embedded functions

BMC Defender Ping Monitor adapter

Monitors device states using ICMP ping messages

BMC Defender SNMP Monitor Adapter

Monitors SNMP MIB objects

BMC Defender SNMP Trap Monitor adapter

Monitors standard SNMP traps
BMC Defender SQL Table Monitor adapterMonitors changes or additions to relational database tables

Monitoring messages and processes

BMC Defender Association Monitor plug-in

Tracks relationships in message data, such as user locations or relationships between processes associated with managed devices

This plug-in can help by:

  • Detecting anomalies
  • Analyzing user or entity behavior
  • Organizing message data to assist in forensics and analysis
BMC Defender GDPR plug-inUses a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Score Card to help organize SIEM data and achieve and monitor GDPR compliance
BMC Defender HTTP Data Sync adapterSynchronizes the configuration of a backup and failover server with the configuration of a master BMC Defender Server site

BMC Defender MT Correlation Processor adapter

Permits parallel processing of threads to extend the number of threads that can be used on a system, without increasing delays or decreasing performance

BMC Defender Session Correlation Monitor plug-in

Tracks user logins or other sessions that are delimited by start and stop messages, such as login and logout messages

BMC Defender Thread Custom Email plug-in

Sends emails whenever a thread logs a message 

BMC Defender Thread Forwarder adapter

Forwards thread messages with optional formatting to a third-party syslog server

ReportingBMC Defender Excel Report plug-in

Through Excel reports containing server information, graphically depicts message data by type, including messages, top devices, keyword count, and tailored reports for specific applications

BMC Defender FIM Audit Report adapter

Configures reports that contain information to support file integrity monitoring
BMC Defender Parse Audit Report Plug-in

Configures reports that contain information from a thread, parsed into fields for readability

PDFs

This topic provides access to PDFs that support this product. It also explains how to create your own custom PDFs.

Creating a custom PDF

From any page in the space, use the following procedure to create a PDF of either the current page or multiple pages (a parent topic and its child topics):

  1. From the Tools menu in the upper-right, select Export to PDF:



    Notes

    Although you can export to Microsoft Word, this portal is not optimized for Word exports.

    If you require an export in XML or HTML format, contact us.

  2. Select what you want to export:

    • Only this page to export the current page
    • This page and its children to export an entire section (the current page and any child topics associated with it)

    Example

    Selecting This page and its children on the following sample page would create a PDF of all topics in the space's Reference section:

  3. Select Start Export.

For more information, see  Help for BMC Online Technical Documentation .


FAQs and additional resources

This topic answers common questions and explains how to access additional resources, including BMC Support.

Frequently asked questions

This section answers frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the documentation portal.

 
The following are general questions about mainframe documentation:
 How can I get a PDF of selected content in a space?

From any page in the space, use the following procedure to create a PDF of either the current page or multiple pages (a parent topic and its child topics):
  1. Go to the branch or topic for which you want to create a PDF.

  2. From the Browse menu in the upper-right, select Export to PDF:

    Notes

    • Although you can export to Microsoft Word, this portal is not optimized for Word exports.
    • If you require an export in XML or HTML format, contact us.
  3. In the Template box, select the PDF style:

    • Simple to export a PDF with no cover, table of contents, or index 
      By default, the Simple template exports only the current page.
    • Standard to export a traditional PDF with a cover, table of contents, and index 
      By default, the Standard template exports the current page and its child pages.
  4. In the Export Scope box, select what you want to export:

      • Only this page to export the current page
      • This page and its children to export an entire section (current page and any child topics)

    Example

    In this example, selecting This page and its children creates a PDF of all topics in the space's "Reference" section:

  5. Click Export.

For more information, see Help for BMC Online Technical Documentation .

 Where can I get a list of all mainframe AMI products, Cost Optimization products, MainView products, and BMC products for the IBM DB2 and IBM IMS subsystems?

Go to the docs.bmc.com main dashboard and click the BMC Mainframe products (DB2 IMS MainView Cost Optimization AMI) box, or click here to go directly to the list.

Note

If looking for the Control-M mainframe documentation, click the Control-M box on the dashboard, or click here to go directly to the Control-M space.

Additional resources

The following BMC sites are external to this portal and provide information that you might find helpful:

Support information

The following questions offer information about BMC Support:

 How can I contact BMC Support?

If you have problems with or questions about a BMC product, or for the latest support policies, go to Support Central . You can search the Knowledge Base for help with an issue or download products and maintenance.

If you do not have access to the web and you are in the United States or Canada, contact BMC Support at 800 537 1813. Outside the United States or Canada, select your country at Contact BMC to view local Support Contacts.

 How can I check a product version's support status?

You can find the support status for specific product versions on Support Central. Selecting a product from the “A–Z Supported Product List” shows:

  • All versions of the product and their current support levels (full or limited)
  • Dates on which support ends

You can also find information about the latest support policies on Support Central.

 Where can I get the security certificates needed for transferring files to BMC Support?

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