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jwible
Level 7

McAfee HIPS

All,
I am desperate for a solution to my problem. I currently have HIPS deployed to 4 test machines. I have been in Learn mode for about 2 weeks now, and updates the rules accordingly. Everything seems to be great on 3 of the machines. However, on the 4th machine, when the HIPS firewall is enabled, it will not logon to the domain. It hangs on "Applying Computer Settings" for 'eternity', or until you unplug the Ethernet and reboot. I have looked through the Logs and manually added rules to stop all the "Blocks" on this particular machine. Has anyone experienced this in the past, or have any extensive knowledge of the HIPS Firewall Client? Thanks in advance. This is kind of urgent because we are supposed to be deploying this to test Client machines and out of IT within the week.

Thanks,
John
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tonyb99
Level 13

RE: McAfee HIPS

Moved this to correct forum board
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Firewall-Joe
Level 9

RE: McAfee HIPS

HIP 7.0 patch 2 fixes that lock up problem.

Issue: The Windows logon screen does not appear at system startup. (Reference: 397270)
Resolution: A circular dependency was created between the Host IPS service and Lsass.exe when the Host IPS service attempted to update Windows Security Center. The circular dependency caused a deadlock which prevented the system from completing its initialization. The circular dependency has been removed.

Document ID: 615680

Joe
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bgfs
Level 7

RE: McAfee HIPS

Patch 2 is not the whole story. We're using the Cisco Secure Services client which seems to cause a similar problem on some systems. We're still investigating.
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NaOH
Level 7

RE: McAfee HIPS

Any updates on this? We are seeing a similar issues... currently running HIPS 6.1.0.506/598. Have been recovering by booting in Safe Mode and disabling the firewall.
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Firewall-Joe
Level 9

RE: McAfee HIPS

See comment #3.

Only 5 months of 6.1 support left. http://www.mcafee.com/us/enterprise/support/customer_service/end_life.html

Joe
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