Configure the Host Intrusion Prevention Sensor in McAfee ePO

To configure a Host Intrusion Prevention Sensor on the McAfee ePO™ server and establish trust between the Manager and McAfee ePO™ , perform the following steps:

Task

  1. Logon to McAfee ePO™ console.
    McAfee ePO™ console Home page is displayed.
  2. Select MenuConfigurationServer Settings.
  3. Browse and select NSP & HIP Integration.
  4. Click Edit.
    Note: You need to stop the Scheduler before editing existing settings.
    The Edit NSP & HIP Integration page is displayed.
    Edit NSP & HIP Integration page


  5. Enter the following to configure:
    Field Description
    Manager IP The IP address of the Manager server on which the Host Intrusion Prevention Sensor is to be configured.
    Sensor Name Name of the Sensor
    Shared Secret The shared secret key that must match with the shared secret entered in the Manager
    Confirm Shared Secret Confirmation of the shared secret key.
    Init channel port The port the Manager uses to exchange configuration information with the Sensor.
    Alert channel port The port on which the Manager listens for Sensor alerts.
    Packet channel port The port the Manager uses for sending the signature ID mapping information.
  6. Click Save to save changes and return to the previous page.