Cisco Router and Security Device Manager 2.5 User Guide
About Cisco SDM
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Home Page


Home Page


The home page supplies basic information about the router hardware, software, and configuration. This page contains the following sections:

Host Name

The configured name of the router.

About Your Router

Shows basic information about your router hardware and software, and contains the following fields:

Hardware
Software
Model Type

Shows the router model number.

IOS Version

The version of Cisco IOS software that is currently running on the router.

Available/Total Memory

Available RAM/Total RAM

Cisco SDM Version

The version of Cisco Router and Security Device Manager (Cisco SDM) software that is currently running on the router.

Total Flash Capacity

Flash plus Webflash (if applicable)

   
Feature Availability

The features available in the Cisco IOS image the router is using are designated by a check. The features Cisco SDM checks for are: IP, Firewall, VPN, IPS, and NAC.


More...

The More... link displays a popup window providing additional hardware and software details.

Hardware Details—In addition to the information presented in the About Your Router section, this tab displays information about:

Where the router boots from-Flash or Configuration File.

Whether the router has accelerators, such as VPN accelerators.

A diagram of the hardware configuration, including flash memory and installed devices such as USB flash and USB tokens.

Software Details—In addition to the information presented in the About Your Router section, this tab displays information about:

The feature sets included in the IOS image.

The version of Cisco SDM running.

Configuration Overview

This section of the home page summarizes the configuration settings that have been made.


Note If you do not see feature information described in this help topic on the home page, the Cisco IOS image does not support the feature. For example, if the router is running a Cisco IOS image that does not support security features, the Firewall Policy, VPN, and Intrusion Prevention sections do not appear on the home page.


View Running Config

Click this button to display the router's running configuration.

Interfaces and Connections

Up (n): The number of LAN and WAN connections that are up.

Down (n): The number of LAN and WAN connections that are down.

Double-arrow head: Click to display/hide details.

Total Supported LAN

The total number of LAN interfaces that are present in the router.

Total Supported WAN

The number of Cisco SDM-supported WAN interfaces that are present on the router.

Configured LAN Interface

The number of supported LAN interfaces currently configured on the router.

Total WAN Connections

The total number of Cisco SDM-supported WAN connections that are present on the router.

DHCP Server

Configured/
Not Configured

   
DHCP Pool (Detail view)

If one pool is configured, starting and ending address of DHCP pool.

If multiple pools are configured, list of configured pool names.

Number of DHCP Clients
(Detail view)

Current number of clients leasing addresses.

Interface
Type
IP/Mask
Description

Name of configured interface

Interface type

IP address and subnet mask

Description of interface


Firewall Policies
Active/Inactive
Trusted ( n)
Untrusted ( n)
DMZ ( n)
 

Active—A firewall is in place.

Inactive—No firewall is in place.

The number of trusted (inside) interfaces.

The number of untrusted (outside) interfaces.

The number of DMZ interfaces.

Interface
Firewall Icon
NAT
Inspection Rule
Access Rule

The name of the interface to which a firewall has been applied

Whether the interface is designated as an inside or an outside interface.

The name or number of the NAT rule applied to this interface.

The names or numbers of the inbound and outbound inspection rules.

The names or numbers of the inbound and outbound access rules.


VPN

Up (n)- The number of active VPN connections.

   
IPSec (Site-to-Site)

The number of configured site-to-site VPN connections.

GRE over IPSec

The number of configured GRE over IPSec connections.

Xauth Login Required

The number of Easy VPN connections awaiting an Xauth Login. See note.

Easy VPN Remote

The number of configured Easy VPN Remote connections.

No. of DMVPN Clients

If router is configured as a DMVPN hub, the number of DMVPN clients.

No. of Active VPN clients

If this router is functioning as an Easy VPN Server, the number of Easy VPN clients with active connections.

Interface
Type
IPSec Policy
Description

The name of an interface with a configured VPN connection

The type of VPN connection configured on the interface.

The name of the IPSec policy associated with the VPN connection.

A description of the connection.



NoteSome VPN servers or concentrators authenticate clients using Extended Authentication (XAuth). This shows the number of VPN tunnels awaiting an Xauth login. If any Easy VPN tunnel awaits XAuth login, a separate message panel is shown with a Login button. Clicking Login allows you to enter the credentials for the tunnel.

If Xauth has been configured for a tunnel, it will not begin to function until the login and password has been supplied. There is no timeout after which it will stop waiting; it will wait indefinitely for this information.


NAC Policies
Active or Inactive
Interface Column
NAC Policy Column

The name of the interface to which the policy is applied. For example, FastEthernet 0, or Ethernet 0/0.

The name of the NAC policy.


Routing
Intrusion Prevention
 
No. of Static Routes

The number of static routes configured on the router.

Active Signatures

The number of active signatures the router is using. These may be built in, or they may be loaded from a remote location.

Dynamic Routing Protocols

Lists any dynamic routing protocols that are configured on the router.

No. of IPS-enabled interfaces

The number of router interfaces on which IPS has been enabled.

   
SDF Version

The version of SDF files on this router.

   
Security Dashboard

A link to the IPS Security Dashboard, where the top-ten signatures can be viewed and deployed.