SmartConnector Product Announcement for Release

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Product Announcement: ArcSight SmartConnector Build is now available for download.


The latest ArcSight SmartConnector Build is now available for download by licensed customers from the HP support web site at




HP ArcSight is a leading global provider of security and compliance management solutions. ArcSight SmartConnectors provide advanced event and log data collection and processing capabilities to help enterprises and government agencies gain comprehensive visibility and critical insights into their IT infrastructure across all users, networks, datacenters, and applications. SmartConnectors are updated frequently to add support for new devices and event sources as well as new device versions.




  • The following new components were added to Check Point Security Gateway for version R75:
    • Anti-bot,
    • Anti-spam and Email Security
    • Data Loss Prevention.

These are in addition to the existing support for Anti-Virus, URL Filtering, Firewall, Application Control, and IPS for R75.  For CheckPoint Security Gateway version R76 and R77, only Anti-Virus and URL Filtering supported.


  • For customer with multiple DNS server logs, they can use this new connector to manage and process events instead of having one to one mapping between SmartConnector per DNS server logs. This will reduce the footprint needed to support multiple DNS server logs.


  • Please read the release note regarding:
    • SmartConnector team is actively cleaning up the list of supported SmartConnectors.  The list of SmartConnectors that are being targeted for end of support has been announced in previous release notes.  A large number of these have end of support date for 9/30/2014 and these connectors are marked red in the internal datasheet.
      • These SmartConnector will continue to work as designed; however, they will not be supported after the end-of-support date. In most case, the vendors themselves have already end of supported these products.
  • The External SmartConnector datasheet listing the SmartConnectors can be download (Click on link) here.

New Connectors

SmartConnector for

Device Version Supported

Microsoft DNS Trace Log Multiple Server File

Microsoft's Domain Name Service (DNS) on: - Microsoft Windows 2003 SP2

- Microsoft Windows 2008

- Microsoft Windows 2012

- Microsoft Windows 2012 R2

New Device, Component, or OS Version Support

SmartConnector for

New Device, Component, or OS Version

Check Point OPSEC NG

Added support for events in the following event types in R75:

  • Anti-bot
  • Anti-spam and Email Security
  • Data Loss Prevention

Cisco Secure IPS SDEE

  1. 7.2, 7.3

F5 BIG-IP Syslog

  1. 11.4

Kaspersky DB

Endpoint Security 10.0 for Windows

McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator DB

SiteAdvisor 4.0 for ePO 5.1

MSME 8.0 for ePO 5.1

RSD 4.7 for ePO 5.1

McAfee Network Security Manager DB

McAfee Network Security Manager DB (New)

  1. 8.1







There are many more issues fixed and enhancement delivered with this release.  Please read the SmartConnector Release Notes additional information.


Verify that you have a SmartConnector license before installing these connectors.  If you are interested in a newly released SmartConnector, contact your sales representative to acquire a license.


You can find documentation and release notes on Protect 724 at If you have any questions, please contact Customer Support at:


Thank you,


HP ArcSight SmartConnector Product Team