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Edit, Clone, and Delete IPS Profiles

 

You can edit, clone, or delete IPS profiles.

Edit IPS Profiles

You can edit only customized IPS profiles and not predefined (system-generated) profiles.

To edit a customized IPS profile:

  1. Select Configuration > IPS > IPS Profiles.

    The IPS Profiles page appears.

  2. Select a customized IPS profile and click the edit (pencil) icon.

    The Edit IPS Profile page appears, displaying the same fields that are presented when you create an IPS profile.

  3. Modify the IPS profile fields as needed. See Create IPS Profiles.Note

    You can only modify the description and not the name.

  4. Click OK to save your changes.

    You are returned to the IPS Profiles page and a message that the IPS profile was successfully updated is displayed.

If the IPS profile is referenced in a firewall policy intent, then the firewall policy is marked for deployment. You must deploy the firewall policy for the changes to take effect on the device.

Clone IPS Profiles

Cloning enables you to easily create a new IPS profile based on an existing one. You can clone predefined or customized IPS profiles and modify the parameters as needed.

To clone an IPS profile:

  1. Select Configuration > IPS > IPS Profiles.

    The IPS Profiles page appears.

  2. Select an IPS profile and select More > Clone.

    The Clone IPS Profile page appears, displaying the same fields that are presented when you create an IPS profile.

  3. Modify the IPS profile fields as needed. See Create IPS Profiles.
  4. Click OK to save your changes.

    You are returned to the IPS Profiles page and a message that the IPS profile was successfully created is displayed.

Delete IPS Profiles

Note
  • You can delete only customized IPS profiles that are not referenced in a firewall policy intent.

  • You cannot delete predefined (system-generated) IPS profiles.

To delete one or more customized IPS profiles:

  1. Select Configuration > IPS > IPS Profiles.

    The IPS Profiles page appears.

  2. Select one or more customized IPS profiles and click the delete (trash can) icon

    A warning message appears asking you to confirm the deletion.

  3. Click Yes to proceed with the deletion.

    You are returned to the IPS Profiles page and a message indicating the status of the delete operation is displayed.