1 Reply Latest reply on Nov 8, 2016 2:24 PM by d_aloy

    Limitations McAfee IPS FO Sensor Model ?

    castiglionais

      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. Re: Limitations McAfee IPS FO Sensor Model ?
          d_aloy

          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

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