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Documentation Guide for CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager, 1.3

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Documentation Guide for CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager, 1.3

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Documentation Guide for CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager, 1.3

CiscoWorks NCM Release 1.3 Documentation Set

Accessing the CiscoWorks NCM Documentation Set

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines


Documentation Guide for CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager, 1.3


CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager (NCM) tracks and regulates configuration and software changes throughout a multivendor network infrastructure. It provides visibility into network changes and can track compliance with a broad variety of regulatory, IT, corporate governance, and technology requirements. CiscoWorks NCM helps IT staff identify and correct trends that could lead to problems such as network instability and service interruption.

CiscoWorks NCM includes integration with CiscoWorks—initially launchable from the CiscoWorks home page and interoperability with other CiscoWorks applications such as the LMS bundle through the CommonServices Device Credential Repository (DCR).

The following is a list of the documentation for CiscoWorks NCM, Release 1.3.

CiscoWorks NCM Release 1.3 Documentation Set

The CiscoWorks NCM documentation set for Release 1.3 includes:

Release Notes for CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager, 1.3Contains information about this specific CiscoWorks NCM release (for example, new and changed information and known problems in CiscoWorks NCM 1.3).

Quick Start Guide for Network Compliance Manager, 1.3Gives you information about system requirements, installation instructions, and licensing information. It also contains instructions for upgrading from previous CiscoWorks NCM releases.

User Guide for Network Compliance Manager, 1.3Contains information on using CiscoWorks NCM including configuring CiscoWorks NCM, adding devices and device groups, managing device configurations, managing users, scheduling tasks, and managing policy assurance.

Device Driver Reference for Network Compliance Manager, 1.3Contains a list of devices supported by CiscoWorks NCM and includes specific information on each device.

Incremental Device Update for CiscoWorks Network Compliance ManagerContains informant on device updates including information on installing device drivers.

Usage Notes for CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager and LMS Co-residencyExplains how to install CiscoWorks NCM software and enable co-residency with CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution (LMS).

Usage Notes for the CiscoWorks NCM 1.3 End of Sale/End of Life Report ToolDescribes how to use the CiscoWorks NCM 1.3 End of Sale/End of Life Report Tool.

For High Availability and Satellite deployment options, the CiscoWorks NCM documentation set includes:

High Availability Distributed System on Oracle Configuration Guide for Network Compliance Manager, 1.3

High Availability Distributed System on Microsoft SQL Server Configuration Guide for Network Compliance Manager, 1.3

Installation and Upgrade Guide for Network Compliance Manager Gateway

The CiscoWorks NCM documentation set also includes the following API Reference Guides:

Java API Reference for Network Compliance Manager, 1.3

PERL API Reference for Network Compliance Manager, 1.3

SOAP API Reference for Network Compliance Manager, 1.3

In addition, the CiscoWorks NCM documentation set includes User Guides for connectors that are supported by CiscoWorks NCM.

Accessing the CiscoWorks NCM Documentation Set

You can access the entire CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager documentation set from the following Cisco.com URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6923/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

From here you can navigate to any documentation for CiscoWorks NCM 1.3 you will need.


Tip To cut and paste a two-line URL into the address field of your browser, you must cut and paste each line separately to get the entire URL without a break.



Note All documentation, including this document and any or all of the parts of the CiscoWorks NCM documentation set, might be upgraded over time. Therefore, we recommend you access the CiscoWorks NCM documentation set using the Cisco.com URL: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6923/tsd_products_support_series_home.html



Note The Docs tab visible from within Network Compliance Manager might not include links to the latest documents.


Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html