Adding a New IDP Policy

To configure a new IDP policy :

  1. Select Configure>Security>Policy>IDP Policies.

    The IDP Policy configuration page appears.

  2. Click Add on the policy task bar.

    Enter information as specified in Table 36.

  3. Click one of the following buttons:
    • OK—Saves the configuration and returns to the main configuration page.
    • Commit Options>Commit—Commits the configuration and returns to the main configuration page.
    • Cancel—Cancels your entries and returns to the main configuration page.
    • Reset—Resets your entries and returns to update new configuration details.
    • Close—Closes your entries and returns to the main configuration page.

Table 36: Add IDP Policy Page Details

Field

Function

Actions

Policy Name

Specifies the name of the IDP policy.

Type a policy name.

Activate

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 Activate check box.

Rulebase:IPS

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.

Rulebase:Exempt

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.