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Security Status Error

Created: 14 Mar 2008 • Updated: 25 May 2010 | 3 comments
Right now on the home page of the manager, I have a big red X under security status.
 
I currently have the client installed on 74 computers. However, when it is calculating the "failure rate" for Intrusion Prevention Signatures, it shows the following:
 
Computers with Out-of-date Intrusion Prevention signatures 4
Total Computers: 6
Failure Ratio: 67%
Maximum Acceptable Failure Ratio: 10%
 
Only 4 out of 74 are out of date, so I shouldn't be getting this security alert. For some reason it's only showing 6 "total" computers. Auto-protect, anti-virus, etc. use the correct total number in their calculations.
 
Right now I have all of the computers separated out into folders, but they all inherit their policies from the parent folder, so all of their policies should be the same.

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Sandeep Cheema's picture
Run a report to verify the actual statistics.

De facto when AV does something, it starts jumping up and down, waving its arms, and shouting...

"Hey!  I found a virus!  Look at me!  I'm soooo goooood!"

Lynden's picture
Intrusion Prevention Signature Distribution
                                              Number Of Computers       Percentage  
2008-03-12 rev. 001              2                                          66.7%
2008-02-15 rev. 002              1                                          33.3%
Total                                       3                                         100.0%  

This report doesn't make any sense to me at all because this isn't even close to the number of computers I currently have the client installed on. Why is it only showing 3 total computers here?

Sandeep Cheema's picture
IPS is a sub-component of the NTP.
 
The client would only get the IPS if it has that feature installed.
 

De facto when AV does something, it starts jumping up and down, waving its arms, and shouting...

"Hey!  I found a virus!  Look at me!  I'm soooo goooood!"