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CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls Q and A

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Q. What is CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls?
A. CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls is the Cisco Systems ® centralized application for management of the Cisco ® PIX ® firewall and Cisco Catalyst ® 6500 Series Firewall Service Modules (FWSM).
Q. How does CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls relate to Cisco PIX Device Manager?
A. CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls has the "look and feel" of Cisco PIX Device Manager but is scalable up to 1000 Cisco PIX firewalls.
Q. Does CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls import configurations created by Cisco PIX Device Manager?
A. Yes. CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls imports the Cisco PIX firewall and FWSM command-line interface (CLI) created from Cisco PIX Device Manager, Cisco Secure Policy Manager (SPM), and Telnet.
Q. What devices are supported?
A. CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls supports Cisco PIX 501, 506, 506E, 515, 515E, 525, and 535 firewalls and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series FWSM.
Q. Does CiscoWorks Management Center support all the latest versions of the Cisco PIX operating system?
A. CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls supports Cisco PIX Firewall Software 6.0, 6.1, 6.2.x, 6.3.x and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series FWSM 1.1.x, 1.2.x, and 2.2.x.
Q. Does CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls support Solaris?
A. Yes. CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls supports Solaris.
Q. Can I create and deploy firewall configurations easily with a single click?
A. Yes. CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls 1.3.3 allows a configuration to be deployed with a single click. Activities and jobs are optional.
Q. Does CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls integrate with Cisco Secure Access Control Server (ACS)?
A. Yes. CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls takes advantage of Cisco Secure ACS for administrative privileges for device or customer groups.
Q. Can CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls import a configuration file with outbounds and conduits?
A. Yes. CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls ships with a conversion utility to convert outbounds and conduits to access lists.
Q. Does CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls support rollback?
A. Yes. CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls can restore a previously deployed configuration.
Q. Does CiscoWorks Management Center offer comments per access rule?
A. Yes. Each access rule can have a comment.
Q. Does CiscoWorks Management Center offer administrative reports?
A. Yes. CiscoWorks Management Center offers granular report details; for instance, indicating which administrator changed what, when, where, and why.
Q. Does CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls offer read-only privileges for customers?
A. Yes. CiscoWorks Management Center integrates with Cisco Secure ACS and provides read-only privileges per device or customer groups.
Q. Does CiscoWorks Management Center support more than one administrator simultaneously?
A. Yes. CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls supports several administrators simultaneously. The device locking mechanism helps to prevent the race conditions when there are different administrators trying to access the same firewall at the same time.
Q. Does CiscoWorks Management Center require an administrator to approve a configuration change made by another administrator?
A. Yes. CiscoWorks Management Center for Cisco PIX Firewalls supports approval flow.
Q. How do I order CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls?
A. CiscoWorks Management Center for Firewalls is available exclusively as part of the CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution (VMS).

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For more information about CiscoWorks VMS, contact your local Cisco sales representative. You can access additional product information at: http://www.cisco.com/go/vms.
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