Creating a scan policy

To protect your system from unauthorized scans for open ports, you can create an intrusion detection scan policy.

Prerequisite: You must have *ALLOBJ and *IOSYSCFG authority to work with intrusion detection policies.

Creating a scan policy in IBM Navigator for i

To create a scan policy in IBM® Navigator for i, perform these steps:
  1. Expand Security > Intrusion Detection.
  2. Click Manage Policies.
  3. Select New from the Actions menu.
  4. Select Create a new intrusion detection policy and click OK.
  5. Select Scan policy and fill in the other properties, including the scan thresholds, on the new scan policy.
  6. After you finish editing the new policy, click OK on the New Policy page to save the new policy.