Configuring Virus Signature Version Monitoring and Patch Assessment (NSM Procedure)

You can configure Host Checker to monitor and verify that the virus signatures, operating systems, software versions, and patches installed on client computers are up to date, and remediate those endpoints that do not meet the specified criteria.

To configure the Infranet Controller to automatically import the current virus signature version monitoring and patch management version from the Juniper Networks staging site:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the Infranet Controller for which you want to configure virus signature version monitoring and patch assessment.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Authentication > Endpoint Security > Host Checker > Live Update Settings.
  4. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 50.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

Table 50: Virus Signatures and Patch Management Info Configuration Details

Option

Function

Your Action

Virus signature version monitoring

Virus signatures list last updated

Specifies when the virus signatures list was last updated.

Displays the date on which the virus signature list was last updated.

Auto-update virus signatures list

Specifies that the virus signatures list is automatically updated.

Select this option to automatically update the virus signatures list.

Download Path

Specifies the URL of the staging sites.

The default url of the Juniper Networks staging site is displayed.

Download Interval

Specifies how often you want the Infranet Controller to automatically import the current lists.

Select the interval.

Portal Username

Specifies the Juniper Networks portal username.

Enter the Juniper Networks portal username.

Portal Password

Specifies the Juniper Networks portal password.

Enter the Juniper Networks portal password.

Use Proxy Server

Specifies that a proxy server is used.

Select this option to use a proxy server.

Address

Specifies the IP address of the proxy server.

Enter the IP address.

Port

Specifies the port that the Juniper Networks support site will use to communicate with your proxy server.

Enter the port.

Proxy Username

Specifies the username of the proxy server.

Enter the username.

Proxy Password

Specifies the password of the proxy server.

Enter the password.

Manually import virus signature list

Specifies that the virus signatures list is manually imported.

Select from the drop-down list or click the (+) button to browse and select the list.

Patch Management Info monitoring

Patch Management data last updated

Specifies when the patch management data was last updated.

Displays the date on which the patch management data was last updated.

Auto-update Patch Management data

Patch management data is automatically updated.

Select this option to automatically update the patch management data.

Download Path

Specifies the URL of the staging sites.

The default url of the Juniper Networks staging site is displayed.

Download Interval

Specifies how often you want the Infranet Controller to automatically import the current lists.

Select the interval.

Portal Username

Specifies the Juniper Networks portal username.

Enter the Juniper Networks portal username.

Portal Password

Specifies the Juniper Networks portal password.

Enter the Juniper Networks portal password.

Use Proxy Server

Specifies that proxy server is used.

Select this option.

Address

Specifies the IP address of the proxy server.

Enter the IP address.

Port

Specifies the port that the Juniper Networks support site will use to communicate with your proxy server.

Enter the port.

Proxy Username

Specifies the username of the proxy server.

Enter the username.

Proxy Password

Specifies the password of the proxy server.

Enter the password.

Manually import patch management data

Specifies that the patch management list is manually imported.

Select from the drop-down list or click the (+) button to browse and select the list.

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