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Create IPS Profiles

Contrail Service Orchestration (CSO) contains predefined intrusion prevention system (IPS) profiles that you can use. You can create customized IPS profiles from the Create IPS Profile page.

To create a customized IPS profile:

  1. Select Configuration > IPS > IPS Profiles.

    The IPS Profiles page appears.

  2. Click the add (+) icon.

    The Create IPS Profile page appears.

  3. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines in Table 1.

    Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.

  4. Click OK.

    You are returned to the IPS Profiles page and a confirmation message is displayed indicating that the IPS profile is created.

After you create an IPS profile, you can add one or more IPS or exempt rules to the profile, and use the IPS profile in a firewall policy intent.

Table 1: Create IPS Profile Settings




Enter a unique name for the IPS profile that is a string of alphanumeric characters and some special characters (colon, hyphen, period, and underscore). No spaces are allowed and the maximum length is 255 characters.


Enter a description for the IPS profile; the maximum length is 255 characters.