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How Do I Update a Device With a Policy in Juniper Networks NSM?



Article ID: KB7119 KB Last Updated: 25 May 2010Version: 7.0

How Do I Update a Device With a Policy in Juniper Networks NSM?


Symptoms & Errors:

  • Configlet successfully loaded on HSC
  • NSM successfully updates HSC but no policies are pushed
  • Update completed, but shows no change in policies
  • Problems Pushing Rules to HSC from NSM

note: Before any updates to a device can be made from the NetScreen-Security Manager (NSM), a policy must be specified. Otherwise an update will be performed and no policy rules will be pushed to the device.

note: Before updating to FP2r1, you must update the device admins. For more information, go to How Do I Import the Device Admin Before Performing an Update to FP2r1 for Juniper Networks NSM?


To update a device with a policy in Juniper Networks NSM, perform the following steps:

Connect to NetScreen-Security Manager. For more information, go to Connecting to the NetScreen-Security Manager.

Expand Device Manager, and then click FW/VPN Devices.

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Right-click the device, and then click Edit.

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In the Policy Name drop-down menu, click to select a policy.

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Click OK.

Right-click the device again, and then click to select Update Device.

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