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IBM GX7000 Series Getting Started Instructions

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IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System Getting
Started Instructions for GX7000 Series Appliances
This document helps you do the following tasks:
v Connect the appliance
v Configure network settings
v Connect to IPS Local Management Interface
v Install the product license
v Update the appliance
After you finish these tasks:
v Use the applicable IBM
install specific firmware versions
v Use the applicable IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Appliance User Guide or
Help system 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
Reference Key
GX7000 Series appliance forms may vary from the image below depending on the model.
v A: LCD Controller Module - used for initial network configuration, restarting or shutting down the
appliance, and obtaining IPS version information. Also used to view the serial number of the
appliance, if desired.
v B: Management Ports -
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  • Page 1 Use the applicable IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Installation Guide to install specific firmware versions v Use the applicable IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Appliance User Guide or Help system to – Set up appliance management –...
  • Page 2: Network Information

    When you start the appliance, the appliance has an address assigned to it. Subnet mask __________-__________-__________-__________ Default gateway __________-__________-__________-__________ Options for connecting to the network You have many options to connect the appliance to the network. Network IPS Appliances: IBM Security...
  • Page 3 Enter to move onto the Subnet Mask screen. If you want to change the address to another IPv4 address, use this screen. IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System Getting Started Instructions for GX7000 Series Appliances...
  • Page 4: What To Do Next

    Zero configuration networking 1. From the Bonjour menu, select the Network IPS system you want to configure. The Network IPS name is displayed as "IBM Security <MODEL>-<SERVICE>[ID#]" 2. At the unconfigured login prompt, type the following login credentials, and then press Enter:...
  • Page 5 Install the product license IBM Security 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 IPS Local Management Interface software can locate and acknowledge it.
  • Page 6: Next Steps

    Next steps Recovery CDs To create a recovery CD of your IBM Network Security IPS firmware, download and save the firmware from the IBM Security Download Center located at http://www.iss.net/download/. Find information about installing Network IPS firmware in the Installation Guide located on the IBM Security Product Information Center at http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/sprotect/v2r8m0/index.jsp, in the IBM...
  • Page 7 Copyright statement © Copyright IBM Corporation 2011. U.S. Government Users Restricted Rights — Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp. IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System Getting Started Instructions for GX7000 Series Appliances...