Documentation forSecurity Event Manager

Configure networking

By default, the inbound firewall rule allowing SSH is enabled for a new Linux machine. If needed, you can disable SSH from the outside world for a SEM appliance. To see all default rules created per virtual machine, see Default security rules (© Microsoft 2022, available at, retrieved March 25,, 2022).

Configure firewall rules based on your specific needs. Review the SEM port and firewall requirements here.

The following example shows security rules for a SEM Azure deployment: