Solved

Set actions to multiple rules at once on Cisco MARS appliance

Posted on 2008-06-23
6
428 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-29
I hope there is some what of doing this that I've missed.  I'm setting up an older Cisco MARS appliance.  I want to configure rules to kick off an email alert when they are triggered.  So far, the only way that I've found to do this is to set the action individually on each rule...and there are A LOT of rules.

Is there some place that I can set a default action for active rules?

Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:bornskir
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:harbor235
ID: 21866882

1) Goto the Inspection Rules page
2) Choose the set of rules or choose all rules or choose individually
3) configure the action

harbor235 ;}
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:bornskir
ID: 21867530
It's not letting me select multiple rules.  

Maybe it's a limitation in the software?  We're running an older MARS model, the 50, with version 4.3.5.
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:harbor235
ID: 21867601
Can you perform a select all?  Check out the user guide for 4.2.x? "Configuring a rule to send an action alert"

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6241/products_user_guide_chapter09186a00806b614c.html#wp1041452

harbor235 ;}
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:bornskir
ID: 21867652
No option to select all.  The information is the user's guide only applies to one rule at a time, which I can do.

If there is no way to set an action on all rules or a default rule, that's pretty stupid on Cisco's part considering there are over 100 built in rules...
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
bornskir earned 0 total points
ID: 21948270
I am going to close this question and request a point refund.  I was, unfortunately never able to find a way to apply actions to multiple rules and because I needed to get this working I ended up setting the actions on each rule individually.

Thanks.
0

Featured Post

The Eight Noble Truths of Backup and Recovery

How can IT departments tackle the challenges of a Big Data world? This white paper provides a roadmap to success and helps companies ensure that all their data is safe and secure, no matter if it resides on-premise with physical or virtual machines or in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

There's a lot of hype surrounding blockchain technology. Here's how it works and some of the novel ways it' s now being used - including for data protection.
Ransomware continues to grow in reach and sophistication, putting data everywhere at risk. Learn how to avoid being caught in its sinister clutches with these 11 key tips.
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

730 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question