We had a SSM-40 IPS module fail last week and I am setting up the replacement to go online tonight. I was hoping to get it up quickly by just cutting and pasting the config from the failed IPS module to the replacement. From what I found out, it isnt as simple as that. After fight it for a couple of hours, I finally did everything from IPS ME. I opened a TAC case and after 2 hours, the assigned engineer couldnt provide info on how to do it.
One of the problems I ran into was that things I pasted into the config via CLI werent showing up when I went into IPS ME. It seems that you have to paste in the config in sections, periodically exiting out so that it is saved. Since TAC didnt know how to do this, has anyone else been able to do this ?
I try to be able to manage the devices via CLI when possible but after attending a CCSP bootcamp and the instructor saying that the IPS was the one exception that doing from the GUI was easier than the CLI, I would like to see if others have run into the same problem ?