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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

How to Check the IPS Security Subscription Status

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The IPS signature database contains all signature definitions to detect malicious network traffic.

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

Check the Subscription Status

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


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 version that was previously installed.
    • Roll back to latest versionRevert the IPS database to the last installed version.

Update files are stored in the phion0/mcdownload/ips/files share. CC-managed firewalls are updated by the NextGen Control Center.

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