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Finding ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager Documentation

Reading These Documents on your Smart Phone or Tablet

Compatibility Documentation

New Features by Release

Quick Start Documentation

ASA, ASA CX Hardware Documentation

ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager Software Documentation

Release 9.2

Release 9.1

Release 9.0

Open Source Licenses

ASA, CDA, AD Agent, and Associated Documentation


Finding ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager Documentation


First Published: June 29, 2012
Last Updated: January 28, 2014

This document describes the documentation available for ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager. If you are reading a hardcopy or off-line PDF, you can find the guide online at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asacx/roadmap/asacxprsmroadmap.html


Note You can find most documentation from the Cisco ASA Next-Generation Firewall Services (also known as Cisco ASA CX Context-Aware Security) support page: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps12521/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

You can also find documentation from the Cisco Prime Security Manager support page: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps12635/tsd_products_support_series_home.html


Reading These Documents on your Smart Phone or Tablet

Compatibility Documentation

New Features by Release

Quick Start Documentation

ASA, ASA CX Hardware Documentation

ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager Software Documentation

ASA, CDA, AD Agent, and Associated Documentation

Reading These Documents on your Smart Phone or Tablet

The CX/PRSM user guide, PRSM installation guide, and CX/PRSM command reference are available in ePub format starting with the 9.1(2) release. The other documents are not available in ePub format.

You can download these guides to your smart phone or tablet and read them using an ePub reader, such as iBooks, Bluefire, NeoSoar, and so forth. There are many readers, both free and paid, that you can download from the app stores for iOS and Android devices.

These documents are available from the following locations:

Cisco Tech Docs application—You can download this free app from the Apple App Store or the Android store. In the app, look for the documents under "ASA Next-Gen Firewall Services." This app will link to the documents for the most current release.

Open m.cisco.com in your browser—You can find the documents at Technical Documentation > Security > ASA Next-Generation Firewall Services. This site will link to documents for the most current release.

Open the links mentioned below in this guide—You can download the ePub version of these documents from their home pages mentioned below.

Compatibility Documentation

Device Support, Hardware and Software Compatibility, and Supported Upgrade PathsCisco CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager Compatibility

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asacx/compatibility/cx_prsm_comp.html

New Features by Release

New Features (ASA CX/PRSM)Cisco ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager New Features By Release

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asacx/roadmap/asacxprsm_new_features.html

Quick Start Documentation

Quick Start (ASA CX)Cisco ASA CX Module ASA Quick Start Guide

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/quick_start/cx/cx_qsg.html

Quick Start (PRSM UCS Appliance)Cisco Prime Security Manager UCS Appliance Quick Start Guide

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asacx/quick_start/guide/qsg-prsm-appliance.html

ASA, ASA CX Hardware Documentation

ASA Hardware and Software CompatibilityCisco ASA Compatibility

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/compatibility/asamatrx.html

Hardware Installation (5585-X)Cisco ASA 5585-X Hardware Installation Guide

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/hw/maintenance/5585guide/5585Xhw.html

Hardware Installation (5500-X)—Cisco ASA 5500-X Hardware Installation Guide

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/hw/maintenance/5500xguide/5500xhw.html

RCSI (5585-X)Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco ASA 5585-X Adaptive Security Appliance

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/hw/regulatory/compliance/asa5585_rcsi.html

RCSI (5500-X)Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Appliances and the Intrusion Prevention System 4300 Series Appliances

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/hw/regulatory/compliance/asa5500x_rcsi.html

ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager Software Documentation

The following sections list the main documentation for each release of the ASA CX and PRSM software, as well as open source licensing information. Note that the command reference is not unique per release, although it is cited separately for each release.

Release 9.2

Release 9.1

Release 9.0

Open Source Licenses

Release 9.2

Release NotesRelease Notes for ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager 9.2

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asacx/9.2/release/notes/asacx-prsm-rn-92.html

User GuideUser Guide for ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager 9.2

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asacx/9.2/user/guide/b_User_Guide_for_ASA_CX_and_PRSM_9_2.html

Command ReferenceCommand Reference for ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asacx/command/reference/b_Command_Reference_for_ASA_CX_and_Cisco_Prime_Security_Manager.html

Installation GuideInstallation Guide for Cisco Prime Security Manager 9.2

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asacx/9.2/installation/guide/b_Installation_Guide_for_PRSM_9_2.html

Release 9.1

Release NotesRelease Notes for ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager 9.1

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asacx/9.1/release/notes/asacx_prsm_rn_91.html

User GuideUser Guide for ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager 9.1

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asacx/9.1/user/guide/b_User_Guide_for_ASA_CX_and_PRSM_9_1.html

Command ReferenceCommand Reference for ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asacx/command/reference/b_Command_Reference_for_ASA_CX_and_Cisco_Prime_Security_Manager.html

Installation GuideInstallation Guide for Cisco Prime Security Manager 9.1

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asacx/9.1/installation/guide/b_Installation_Guide_for_PRSM_9_1.html

Release 9.0

The 9.0 release is no longer available. Use the most current release instead.

Open Source Licenses

You can find the open source license documentation for each release from the following pages:

CX Software

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps12521/products_licensing_information_listing.html

Cisco Prime Security Manager

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps12635/products_licensing_information_listing.html

ASA, CDA, AD Agent, and Associated Documentation

For information on configuring the ASA, Context Directory Agent (CDA), AD agent, and other features used in conjunction with ASA CX and PRSM, locate the documentation using Navigating the Cisco ASA Series Documentation, http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/roadmap/asaroadmap.html.