Add a Host Intrusion Prevention Sensor

Installation of a Host Intrusion Prevention Sensor is similar to adding a Sensor.

Task

  1. Select Devices<Admin Domain Name>GlobalAdd and Remove Devices.
  2. Click New.
    The Add New Device area is displayed.
    Add New Device area


  3. Type a unique name at Device Name to identify the Host Intrusion Prevention Management Server in the Manager. The name can contain up to 25 alphanumeric (upper or lower case letters and numbers) characters, including hyphens, underscores, and periods. The name must begin with a letter.
  4. Select the Device Type as Virtual HIP Sensor .
  5. Type a password at Shared Secret for verifying the Manager -Host Intrusion Prevention communication. The shared secret must be a minimum of 8 characters in length and can contain up to 25 alphanumeric (upper or lower case letters and numbers) characters, including hyphens, underscores, and periods. The secret cannot start with an exclamation mark nor have any spaces.
    Note: The exact, case-sensitive Device Name and Shared Secret must also be entered on the ePO console for Host Intrusion Prevention integration.
  6. (Optional) Type the Contact Information and Location.
  7. Click Save to begin the Manager -ePO server handshake process.
    Note: You need to configure the Host Intrusion Prevention Sensor details on the ePO console as well to establish trust.
    Once trust is established, the Host Intrusion Prevention Sensor is displayed in the Device drop-down list and the Add and Remove Devices page.