Cisco Intrusion Prevention System Device Manager Configuration Guide for IPS 7.0
Preface
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Contents

Audience

Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Preface


Published: April 22, 2009, OL-18488-01
Revised: March 10, 2013

Contents

This document describes how to install, configure, and use Intrusion Prevention System Device Manager (IDM) 7.0. It includes a glossary that contains expanded acronyms and pertinent IPS terms. It is part of the documentation set for Cisco Intrusion Prevention System 7.0. Use this guide with the documents listed in Related Documentation. This preface contains the following topics:

Audience

Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Audience

This guide is for administrators who need to do the following:

Install and configure the IDM.

Secure their networks with IPS sensors.

Prevent intrusion on their networks and monitor subsequent alerts.

Conventions

This document uses the following conventions:

Item
Convention

Commands, keywords, special terminology, and options that should be selected during procedures

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Variables for which you supply values and new or important terminology

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Displayed session and system information, paths and filenames

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Information you enter

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Variables you enter

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Menu items and button names

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Indicates menu items to select, in the order you select them.

Option > Network Preferences



Note Means reader take note. Notes identify important information that you should reflect upon before continuing, contain helpful suggestions, or provide references to materials not contained in the document.



Caution Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage, loss of data, or a potential breach in your network security.


Tip Identifies information to help you get the most benefit from your product



Warning Identifies information that you must heed to prevent damaging yourself, the state of software, or equipment. Warnings identify definite security breaches that will result if the information presented is not followed carefully.

Related Documentation

For more information on Cisco IPS 7.0, refer to the following documentation found at this URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vpndevc/ps4077/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Documentation Roadmap for Cisco Intrusion Prevention System 7.0

Release Notes for Cisco Intrusion Prevention System 7.0

Cisco Intrusion Prevention System Manager Express Configuration Guide for IPS 7.0

Cisco Intrusion Prevention System Command Reference for IPS 7.0

Cisco Intrusion Prevention System Sensor CLI Configuration Guide for IPS 7.0

Installing Cisco Intrusion Prevention System Appliances and Modules 7.0

Installing and Removing Interface Cards in Cisco IPS 4260 and IPS 4270-20

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco Intrusion Detection and Prevention System 4200 Series Appliance Sensor

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, 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

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