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DI update key check failed on the Firewall



Article ID: KB4933 KB Last Updated: 22 Jul 2010Version: 4.0

  • exec attack update
  • Deep Inspection
  • Manually update DI attack signature
Symptoms & Errors:
  • DI update key check failed
  • DI attack version is not updating

When updating the DI Attack Signature, if you see the console message "DI update key check failed", your DI license key has expired.  Verify if your DI license key is up to date by issuing the command

get license

Example of expired license (compare to the current clock time):

ns5gt-> get license
di_db_key           : 2Vsu/
expire date: 2004/7/9

ns5gt-> get clock
Date 05/12/2005 10:10:45, Daylight Saving Time enabled
The Network Time Protocol is Enabled
Up 0 hours 32 minutes 27 seconds Since 12 May 2005 09:38:18
1115892645.859643 seconds since 1/1/1970 0:0:0 GMT
GMT time zone area -8:00
GMT time zone offset 7:00

The corresponding console message from a DI Attack Update is as follows:

ns5gt-> exec attack update
.............Download succeeded.
Download file size=<182696>
Loading attack database...DI update key check failed

After renewing your DI subscription, you should be able to successfully update your DI signature:

ns5gt-> exec attack update
.............Download succeeded.
Download file size=<182696>
Loading attack database...
Checking signature in attack database...Authenticated
Switching attack database...Done
Saving attack database to flash...Done.
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