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Enabling Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) in InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance (IWSVA)

    • Updated:
    • 24 Aug 2016
    • Product/Version:
    • InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance 5.6
    • InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance 5.6
    • InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance 6.0
    • InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance 6.0
    • InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance 6.5
    • InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance 6.5
    • Platform:
    • Linux - Red Hat RHEL 5 64-bit
    • Linux - Red Hat RHEL 6 64-bit
Summary

When deploying IWSVA, ICMP is disabled by default to lessen chances of a denial-of-service (DoS) or distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack through this protocol.

Follow this procedure to enable ICMP when it is needed, such as during administration and setup.

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To enable ICMP:

  1. On the IWSVA console, go to Administration > Network Configuration > Network Interface.
  2. Tick the Enable Ping option in Data Interface or Management Interface.
  3. Click Save.
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Solution Id:
1060742
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