Configures a WIPS policy signature. A WIPS signature is the set of parameters or patterns used by WIPS to identify and categorize particular sets of attack behaviors in order to classify them. Use this option to configure signatures in the WIPS policy. The WIPS policy compares packets in the network with pre configured signatures to identify threats.

Supported in the following platforms:

  • Access Points — AP505i, AP510i/e, AP560i/h
  • Service Platforms — NX5500, NX7500, NX9500, NX9600, VX9000


signature <SIGNATURE-NAME>


signature <SIGNATURE-NAME>

signature <SIGNATURE-NAME>

Configures a WIPS policy signature

  • <SIGNATURE-NAME> – Enter a name for the WIPS policy signature. The name should not exceed 64 characters.


nx9500-6C8809(config-wips-policy-test)#signature test
Wips Signature Mode commands:
  bssid               Bssid mac address
  dst-mac             Destination mac address
  filter-ageout       Configure filter ageout
  frame-type          Configure frame-type to match
  interference-event  Signature is a smart-rf interference source
  mode                Enable/Disable signature
  no                  Negate a command or set its defaults
  payload             Configure a payload
  src-mac             Source mac address
  ssid-match          Match based on ssid
  threshold-client    Configure client threshold limit
  threshold-radio     Configure radio threshold limit

  clrscr              Clears the display screen
  commit              Commit all changes made in this session
  do                  Run commands from Exec mode
  end                 End current mode and change to EXEC mode
  exit                End current mode and down to previous mode
  help                Description of the interactive help system
  revert              Revert changes
  service             Service Commands
  show                Show running system information
  write               Write running configuration to memory or terminal


Related Commands

no (wips-policy-config-mode-command)

Deletes a WIPS policy signature