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Configure the Sophos Collector in Axon

The next step after successfully Configuring Sophos is to add the collector type to Axon.

Add a Sophos Collector

Only Administrators can take this action.

  1. In the lower-left corner of the main screen, click the Administration cog.
    The Administration menu appears on the left side.

  2. Under Integrations, click Collectors.
    The Collectors page appears.

  3. In the upper-right corner, click + Add Collector.
    The Add Collector Wizard appears.

  4. Select Sophos from the list of collector types.
    A list of Log Source Types associated with the Sophos collector appears on the right.

  5. Click Configure.

  6. Enter the following information on the configuration page.
    Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.



Collector Name *

Enter a unique name for this collector.


Enter an optional detailed description for this collector.

Collection Schedule *

Enter a value and select a time interval (Minutes, Hours, Days) from the drop-list to determine how often the collector sends new requests.

Collection Time Out *

Enter the period after which collection will time out while stalled.

The default of five minutes means that after five minutes of failing to collect, the collection will time out.

Sophos Endpoints *

Open the drop-list and select the Sophos endpoint(s) from which data collection is required.

API Host *

Open the drop-list and select the API Host URL for your Sophos instance.

For more information on your API Host region, refer to Global vs. Regional APIs.

Client Tenant ID *

Enter the Tenant ID obtained during the steps outlined in Configure Sophos.

Client ID *

Enter Client ID value obtained during the steps outlined in Configure Sophos.

Client Secret *

Enter the Client Secret value obtained during the steps outlined in Configure Sophos.

  1. Click Connect to test the collector's connection.
    If the connection is successful, the Sophos collector is added to the list of collectors in Axon.

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