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SIEM Foundations: Performing Manual Rules Update in ESM 10x

For SIEM deployments that do not have access to the public Internet from which to download new rules, a manual rule update can be performed using the following steps.

Download the appropriate rule update file from the McAfee products website.
McAfee [Customer/Partner/SE] Resources – SIEM – MFE Nitro Rules Downloads

    • Rule updates are version-specific.
    • Rule update files are for a specific version of McAfee SIEM.
    • GTI subscription updates can only be downloaded via the automated rules update process and cannot be manually updated.

  1. From the Pancake menu, select System Properties

2. From System Information select Rules Update link

3. Click the Manual Update button. A file upload window will open

3. Click on Browse files button and navigate to the location of the file (e.g. Desktop)

4. Select the file and click Open

5. Click on Upload to import the file selected

6. To confirm the last successful update of new rules, check the status on the ESM System Properties window

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