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Traffic is blocked after activating Deep Security Virtual Appliance (DSVA) Agentless IPS protection

    • Updated:
    • 20 Aug 2014
    • Product/Version:
    • Deep Security 8.0
    • Deep Security 9.0
    • Deep Security 9.5
    • Platform:
    • VMware ESX 4.1
    • VMware ESX 5.0
    • VMware ESXi 4.1
    • VMware ESXi 5.0
    • VMware vCenter 5.0
Summary
After installing DSVA and activating Agentless IPS protection, you noticed that all traffic is being blocked.
Details
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One possible cause of blocked traffic is two missing parameters in the DSVA VMX file:
  • Name: ethernet2.filter0.name
    Value: dvfilter-faulter
  • Name: ethernet2.filter0.param0
    Value: dvfilter-dsa
Parameters in the VMX file are not added when the DSVA is deployed through vCenter instead of the Deep Security Manager (DSM). It is not recommended to deploy DSVA using methods other than the DSM, unless approved by Trend Micro.
To resolve the issue, check if your VMX file is missing these parameters, and then do one of the following:
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Category:
Configure; Deploy; Install
Solution Id:
1097234
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