Assigning a Proxy Server an Auto-Update Server (NSM Procedure)

To use a proxy server as an auto-update server:

  1. In the navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the Secure Access device for which you want to use the proxy server as an auto-update server.
  2. Click the Configuration tab and select Authentication > Endpoint Security > Host Checker.
  3. Click either Virus signature version monitoring or Patch Management Info Monitoring.
  4. Select either Auto-update virus signatures list or Auto-update Patch Management data.
  5. Configure settings as described in Table 69.
  6. If your proxy server is password protected, type the username and password of the proxy server.
  7. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

Table 69: Proxy Server as Auto-Update Server details

OptionsYour Action

Download path

Specifies the existing URLs of the staging sites where the current lists are stored. The default URLs are the paths to the Juniper Networks staging site:

Download interval

Specifies how often you want the device to automatically import the current list(s).

Username and Password

Enter your Juniper Networks Support credentials.

Use Proxy Server

Select the check box to enable this feature.

IP Address

Enter the IP address of your proxy server.


Enter the port that the Juniper Networks Support site will use to communicate with your proxy server.

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