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Barracuda XDR

Setting up Cisco FTD Collector

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To set up Cisco FTD collector, do the following:

  • Enable Cisco FTD collector
  • Install the XDR Collector
  • Configure Cisco FTD
  • Open the port on the XDR Collector Host

Enable Cisco FTD collector

  1. In Barracuda XDR Dashboard, navigate to Administration >  Integrations.
  2. On the Cisco FTD Collector card, click Setup.
  3. Select the Enabled check box.
  4. Click Save.

Install the XDR Collector

When collecting logs from one or more integrated data sources, always set up the XDR Collector on a dedicated host server. Don't use an existing server because the amount of data produced by logs can impact critical infrastructure.

Configure the Firewall

To consult the Cisco documentation, see Configure Logging on FTD via FMC.

  1. Log in to your Firepower Managed Center console.
  2. Click Devices.
  3. Click Platform settings.
  4. Navigate to Threat Defense Policy > Syslog > Syslog Servers.
  5. For Protocol, select UDP.
  6. For Port, type 9222.
  7. To save the configuration, click OK and Save.
  8. To save the platform, click Save.
  9. Select Deploy.
  10. Choose the FTD appliance where you want to apply the changes.
  11. Click Deploy.

Open the Port on the XDR Collector Host

Ensure incoming traffic is allowed on UDP port 9222.


sudo ufw allow 9222/udp


netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="Cisco FTD Firewall Events" dir=in action=allow protocol=UDP localport=9222