2 Replies Latest reply on Jan 10, 2012 7:34 AM by ilya.magas

    McAfee nDLP Prevent

      Hi All

       

      please share with me your expirience

       

      what will happen in case McAfee nDLP Prevent appliance goes down? Will it make impact on email/web  traffic? Can we configure Prevent in such way that it will allow us to avoid situations of traffic blocking?

        • 1. Re: McAfee nDLP Prevent
          georgec

          Depends.

           

          On Web - you have to configure it as ICAP server for you proxy server and when you do so, you have usually 2 options: fail open/fail closed. Fail open means the proxy will carry on transactions although no answer was received from the NDLP appliance, fail closed means it will no longer server client requests (Fail open/closed are options found on you proxy when configuring the ndlp appliance as proxy server)

          EMAIL- you have to configure it as next hop for e-mail so if it goes down...e-mails won't leave your company anymore. There are ways of assuring the e-mails still leave, but it depends on your intrastructure.

           

          George

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          • 2. Re: McAfee nDLP Prevent

            Thank you George!