Catalyst 6500 Series Switch and Cisco 7600 Series Router Firewall Services Module Command Reference, 3.1
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About This Guide

Document Objectives

Audience

Document Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


About This Guide


This preface describes who should read the Catalyst 6500 Series Switch and Cisco 7600 Series Router Firewall Services Module Command Reference, how it is organized, and its document conventions. This preface includes the following sections:

Document Objectives

Audience

Document Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Document Objectives

This guide contains the commands available for use with the FWSM to protect your network from unauthorized use.

You can also configure and monitor the FWSM by using ASDM, a web-based GUI application. ASDM includes configuration wizards to guide you through some common configuration scenarios, and online Help for less common scenarios. For more information, see: http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/netsec/secmgmt/asdm/index.htm.

Audience

This publication is for experienced network administrators who are responsible for managing network security, configuring firewalls, managing default and static routes, and managing TCP and UDP services. Use this guide with the Catalyst 6500 Series Switch and Cisco 7600 Series Router Firewall Services Module Configuration Guide.

Document Organization

This guide includes the commands listed alphabetically.

Document Conventions

The FWSM command syntax descriptions use the following conventions:

Command descriptions use these conventions:

Braces ({ }) indicate a required choice.

Square brackets ([ ]) indicate optional elements.

Vertical bars ( | ) separate alternative, mutually exclusive elements.

Boldface indicates commands and keywords that are entered literally as shown.

Italics indicate arguments for which you supply values.

Examples use these conventions:

Examples depict screen displays and the command line in screen font.

Information you need to enter in examples is shown in boldface screen font.

Variables for which you must supply a value are shown in italic screen font.

Examples might include output from different platforms; for example, you might not recognize an interface type in an example because it is not available on your platform. Differences should be minor.


Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the manual.


For information on modes, prompts, and syntax, see Chapter 1, "Using the Command-Line Interface."

Related Documentation

For more information, refer to the following documentation:

Catalyst 6500 Series Switch and Cisco 7600 Series Router Firewall Services Module Configuration Guide

Catalyst 6500 Series Switch and Cisco 7600 Series Router Firewall Services Module Logging Configuration and System Log Messages

Upgrading the Catalyst 6500 Series Switch and Cisco 7600 Series Router Firewall Services Module to Release 3.1

Catalyst 6500 Series Switch and Cisco 7600 Series Router Firewall Services Module Release Notes

Cisco ASDM Release Notes

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