cancel
Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Limitations McAfee IPS FO Sensor Model ?

Hi,

According to the following sentece, do you know what is the exactly limitations of FO Sensor Model ?

"Both Sensors must be of the identical model type, and have the same signature set and software

loaded. (One of the two Sensors may be a "Failover (FO)" Sensor model, which is a fully functional

Sensor limited to operation as part of a failover pair; it cannot operate standalone."

McAfee Network Security Platform 8.3  IPS Administration Guide (Page 118)

Regards

Samir.

1 Reply
Highlighted
Reliable Contributor
Reliable Contributor
Report Inappropriate Content
Message 2 of 2

Re: Limitations McAfee IPS FO Sensor Model ?

Hi Samir

An FO type sensor must always be paired with a standard type sensor in order to get updates. If you have a 'standalone' FO type sensor installed on NSM, it won't take updates (policy, sigset, etc).

Once the sensor is paired with a standard sensor, the manager is able to update both sensors.

Regards

David

You Deserve an Award
Don't forget, when your helpful posts earn a kudos or get accepted as a solution you can unlock perks and badges. Those aren't the only badges, either. How many can you collect? Click here to learn more.

Community Help Hub

    New to the forums or need help finding your way around the forums? There's a whole hub of community resources to help you.

  • Find Forum FAQs
  • Learn How to Earn Badges
  • Ask for Help
Go to Community Help

Join the Community

    Thousands of customers use the McAfee Community for peer-to-peer and expert product support. Enjoy these benefits with a free membership:

  • Get helpful solutions from McAfee experts.
  • Stay connected to product conversations that matter to you.
  • Participate in product groups led by McAfee employees.
Join the Community
Join the Community