Cisco Support Community
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Welcome to Cisco Support Community. We would love to have your feedback.

For an introduction to the new site, click here. If you'd prefer to explore, try our test area to get started. And see here for current known issues.

New Member

ips signature thro VMS

Dear All,

Please see the details below. We are not able to get the signature updates last 2 weeks.Please could u give me the work around to solve this issue.

The IPS has not been updated to the latest release since the last two weeks. This should occur automatically through the VMS but it is not. The latest Cisco signature released is S288 while the IPS showing an old one , see the below show version.

Cisco Intrusion Prevention System, Version 5.1(5)S287.0


Realm Keys key1.0

Signature Definition:

Signature Update S287.0 2007-05-14

Virus Update V1.2 2005-11-24

OS Version: 2.4.26-IDS-smp-bigphys

Platform: IDS-4235

Serial Number: 6NN5051

Licensed, expires: 07-Sep-2007 UTC

Sensor up-time is 4 days.

Using 464142336 out of 923549696 bytes of available memory (50% usage)

system is using 17.4M out of 29.0M bytes of available disk space (60% usage)

application-data is using 36.9M out of 174.7M bytes of available disk space (22% usage)

boot is using 35.3M out of 75.9M bytes of available disk space (49% usage)

application-log is using 539.9M out of 2.8G bytes of available disk space (20% usage)

MainApp 2007_FEB_02_15_58 (Release) 2007-02-02T16:04:00-0600 Running

AnalysisEngine 2007_FEB_02_15_58 (Release) 2007-02-02T16:04:00-0600 Running

CLI 2007_FEB_02_15_58 (Release) 2007-02-02T16:04:00-0600

Upgrade History:

* IPS-sig-S286-minreq-5.1-4 17:11:05 UTC Fri May 11 2007

IPS-sig-S287-minreq-5.1-4.pkg 17:10:40 UTC Thu May 17 2007

Recovery Partition Version 1.1 - 5.1(5)

Waiting for ur reply soon


Cisco Employee

Re: ips signature thro VMS

Hi Swami.

Are you recieving any error messages when the signature update is pushed-out? What does the error say?