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Adding a New IDP Policy

To configure a new IDP policy :

  1. Select Configure>Security>Policy>IDP Policies.
  2. Under Configured IDP Policies List, click Add.
  3. Fill in the information as described in Table 144.
  4. Click one of the following buttons:

Table 144: Adding a New IDP Policy Page Summary




Policy Name

Specifies the name of the IDP policy.

Type a policy name.


Specifies if the configured IDP policy is set as the active policy.

Note: You can configure many IDP policies, but only one can be in active state.

Select the check box.


Defines the IPS rulebase to protect the network from attacks by using attack objects to detect known and unknown attacks.

Select Rulebase:IPS and click Add.

For more information, see Adding an IPS Rulebase.


Defines the exempt rulebase to exclude known false positives or to exclude a specific source, destination, or source/destination pair from matching an IPS rule.

Select Rulebase:Exempt and click Add.

For more information, see Adding an Exempt Rulebase.

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