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Psionic PortSentry Support FAQ

Document ID: 62957

Updated: Jan 19, 2006



This document addresses the support for the PortSentry, Logcheck/LogSentry, and HostSentry products which were originally developed and distributed by Psionic Technologies (which was acquired by Cisco Systems in 2002).

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Q. What are PortSentry, Logcheck/LogSentry, and HostSentry?

A. The Sentry tools provide host-level security services for the UNIX platform. PortSentry, Logcheck/LogSentry, and HostSentry protect against portscans, automate log file auditing, and detect suspicious login activity on a continuous basis.

Q. Does Cisco support PortSentry and the other Sentry Tools?

A. No, Cisco does not support the PortSentry and the other Sentry Tools.

This software has been released to the open source community following the acquisition of Psionic Technologies by Cisco Systems in 2002

Please do not contact Cisco Technical Support because they cannot offer you support assistance. If you have questions or require assistance, please direct them within SourceForge and the open source community.

Q. Where can I go for the latest version and for other Sentry Tool support issues?

A. Refer to the Project Sentry Tools Summary Page for the latest file releases, documentation, and support questions.

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Updated: Jan 19, 2006
Document ID: 62957