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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

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How to Check the IPS Security Subscription Status

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The IPS signature database contains all signature definitions for detecting malicious network traffic.

An Energize Updates subscription is required to receive IPS security updates. For more information, see Licensing.

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Check the Subscription Status

To access the IPS database, go to CONTROL > Server. The current Security Subscription status is displayed in the right pane as follows:


To check the IPS security subscription status, use the following options: 

  • Version HistoryClick to see changes and updates to the IPS signature database.
  • Database BrowserBrowse the currently installed IPS database.   
  • Settings – Click to access the IPS Policies page: CONFIGURATION > Configuration Tree > Box > Virtual Servers > your virtual server > Assigned Services > Firewall

Online IPS Database Updates

You can perform an online update of the IPS database by using the following options:

  • Update – Triggers an immediate update of the IPS database and offers the following selections:
    • Check for updates – Check for available IPS database updates and install them.
    • Roll back to previous version – Revert the IPS database to any previously installed version.
    • Roll back to latest versionRevert the IPS database to the most recently installed version.

Update files are stored in the phion0/mcdownload/ips/files share. CC-managed Barracuda NG Firewalls are updated by the Barracuda NG Control Center.

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