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Getting Started with CTX/Soltra Edge

This document will help introduce you to CTX/Soltra Edge by walking you through configuring a data source feed and loading data into your CTX/Soltra Edge instance.

2. Load HailATaxii site configuration from Directory Service

On top left in Sites you will see a Directory Lookup pulldown, click on “View TAXII Directory Service”. In the leftmost column, “hailataxii”. Click on that and a second column will appear with several Feeds.

Load HailATaxii site configuration from Directory Service

3. Select HailATaxii and load the feeds list

By selecting the entry for hailataxii.com, the feeds available from HailATaxii will be displayed.

Select HailATaxii and load the feeds list

4. Select the system.Default feed

Scroll to the bottom of the list and select the system.Default feed.

Select the system.Default feed

5. Begin feed configuration

Click the Configure This Feed button

Begin feed configuration

6. Configure the feed

Under the *Poll this Feed section, choose the Manually *option. Then, enter a recent date (such as a date 3 days in the past).

If you would like to download more historical data as well, pick a date 30 to 60 days in the past.(will take longer to populate CTI STIX data). Once you have finished the configuration, click Poll Now and click Connect.

You have now connected to the feed!

Configure the feed

7. View your data feed configuration and management

Click on the You’re all set! Checkout your feed here link to your Sites Data Feed ocnfiguration page.

You can also get there by navigating to Admin -> Sites.

View your data feed configuration and management

8. View data feed status

From this page, you can view the data feed activit, as well as configuration options such as modifying the polling interval (how often data is polled).

View data feed status

9. View downloaded data

To view data, select the *Search *option, or view the main page by selecting the *Home *option and returning to the main screen.

View downloaded data

10. Set data filter

You can filter which data type you would like to display by setting the filter on the right side of the screen, for example by selecting Indicators, only STIX items of type Indicator would be displayed.

Set data filter

11. Home Page

The Home screen of CTX/Soltra Edge enables you to view the data in three different ways; graph, grid, and list views.  

The bar graph gives a break down of data based on object type

The grid view gives a calendar count of objects per day and shows count of indicators and producers

The list view provides a calendar count of objects per day and shows count of indicators and producers

 

For more information, join the conversation in the CTX/Soltra Edge Forums at forums.soltra.com.