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Administrator wishes to update IPS from SmartConsole by clicking on the option “update now” under the IPS
tab. Which device requires internet access for the update to work?

Security Gateway

Device where SmartConsole is installed



Updating IPS Manually
You can immediately update IPS with real-time information on attacks and all the latest protections from the IPS
website. You can only manually update IPS if a proxy is defined in Internet Explorer settings.
To obtain updates of all the latest protections from the IPS website:
1. Configure the settings for the proxy server in Internet Explorer.
1.In Microsoft Internet Explorer, open Tools > Internet Options > Connections tab > LAN Settings.
The LAN Settings window opens.
2.Select Use a proxy server for your LAN.
3.Configure the IP address and port number for the proxy server.
4.Click OK.
The settings for the Internet Explorer proxy server are configured.
2. In the IPS tab, select Download Updates and click Update Now.
If you chose to automatically mark new protections for Follow Up, you have the option to open the Follow Up
page directly to see the new protections.

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