Network and Security Manager (NSM) is a software application that centralizes control and management of your Juniper Networks devices. With NSM, Juniper Networks delivers integrated, policy-based security and network management for all security devices.

Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP) series uses eight detection methods to detect malicious network traffic. It is able to drop attacks to prevent damage to your network and can operate inline as a forwarding gateway, directly in the path of traffic coming and going on your network.

This guide provides the various steps to configure and manage IDP devices using NSM. This guide also helps in understanding of how to configure basic and advanced NSM functionality, including adding new devices, deploying new device configurations, updating device firmware, viewing log information, and monitoring the status of IDP devices.