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IBM Proventia Network Intrusion Prevention System Getting
Started for GX4000 Series Appliances
This document helps you do the following tasks:
v Connect the appliance
v Configure appliance settings
v Connect to Proventia
v Install the product license
v Update the appliance
After you finish these tasks:
v Use the applicable IBM
v Use the applicable IBM Proventia Network Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
Reference Key
v A: LCD Controller Module - used for initial network configuration, restarting or
v B: USB Ports
v C: Serial Console Port - used for terminal-based setup and recovery.
v D: Protected Ports- used for either inline intrusion prevention (IPS mode) or
v E: Management Ports
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Manager
Installation Guide to install specific firmware versions
Appliance User Guide to
– Set up appliance management
– Configure your security policies, including specifying events and responses
– Create firewall rules to protect your network
– Track alerts
– Monitor important system information
shutting down the appliance, and obtaining IPS version information.
passive intrusion detection (IDS mode). Inline prevention uses a pair of ports per
segment. Passive detection uses a single port per segment.
Note: Your port configuration may look slightly different depending on the
number of ports.
Management Port 1 is used to communicate with Proventia Manager and
SiteProtector Management
Management Port 2 is used exclusively for sending TCP Reset responses
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Proventia Network Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
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  Summary of Contents for IBM GX4000 Series

  • Page 1 Use the applicable IBM Proventia Network Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Installation Guide to install specific firmware versions v Use the applicable IBM Proventia Network Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Appliance User Guide to – Set up appliance management – Configure your security policies, including specifying events and responses –...
  • Page 2: Network Information

    – A pair of Ethernet cables, straight-through or crossover, depending on your network type – A crossover adapter Note: IBM provides one crossover adapter and two one-foot Ethernet cables (green) per segment v Additional Ethernet cables, as needed v PC with Internet Explorer and Internet connection...
  • Page 3 9. After you enter all your network information, a final conformation screen appears. Select OK to save all network information and enable the Management port, or select Cancel to return to the IBM ISS Proventia screen without saving any information.
  • Page 4: What To Do Next

    Enter. 4. Follow the on-screen instructions to provide the required information. The information needed depends upon the firmware version. See the applicable IBM Proventia Network IPS Installation Guide for more detailed information. Some of the required information includes: Option Description...
  • Page 5 Proventia Network IPS requires a properly configured license file in order to run at full capability. You must save the license file to the appropriate location so that the Proventia Manager software can locate and acknowledge it. IBM Proventia Network Intrusion Prevention System Getting Started for GX4000 Series Appliances...
  • Page 6: Next Steps

    Appliance User Guide for more information. Find the latest documentation on the IBM ISS Product Documentation Web site at http://www.iss.net/support/ documentation. Customer Support IBM Internet Security Systems offers a variety of contact options. To view these options, please visit http://www.iss.net/support/contact.html. Proventia Network IPS Appliances: IBM Internet Security Systems...
  • Page 7: Copyright Statement

    Copyright statement © Copyright IBM Corporation 2003, 2010. U.S. Government Users Restricted Rights — Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp. IBM Proventia Network Intrusion Prevention System Getting Started for GX4000 Series Appliances...

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