Control: 2.11 Ensure log monitoring and alerts are set up for Cloud Firewall changes


It is recommended that a metric filter and alarm be established for Cloud Firewall rule changes.


Perform the following to ensure the log monitoring and alerts are set up Cloud Firewall Changes:

From Console

  1. Logon to SLS Console.
  2. Click Log Service Audit Service in the navigation pane.
  3. Go to Access to Cloud Products > Global Configuration page.
    • Select a location of project for logs.
    • Check the Action Trail and configure a proper days.
    • Click Save to save the changes.
  4. Go to Access to Cloud Products > Global Configurations click Central Project.
  5. Select Log Management > Actiontrail Log.
  6. In the search/analytics console, input below query
"event.serviceName": "Cloudfw" and ("event.eventName": CreateVpcFirewallControlPolicy or "event.eventName": DeleteVpcFirewallControlPolicy or "event.eventName": ModifyVpcFirewallControlPolicy) | select count(1) as c
  1. Create a dashboard and set alert for the query result.


Run the control in your terminal:

powerpipe control run alicloud_compliance.control.cis_v100_2_11

Snapshot and share results via Turbot Pipes:

powerpipe login
powerpipe control run alicloud_compliance.control.cis_v100_2_11 --share


This control uses a named query: