Security Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 5.x
Preface
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Preface

Preface

This preface describes the audience, organization, and conventions of the Security Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 5.x. It also provides information on how to obtain related documentation.

Audience

This publication is for experienced network administrators who configure and maintain Cisco NX-OS devices.

Document Organization

This document is organized into the following chapters:

Chapter

Description

"New and Changed Information"

Describes the new and changed information for the new Cisco DCNM software releases.

"Overview"

Describes the security features supported by Cisco DCNM.

"Using the Layer 2 Security Audit Wizard"

Describes how to use the Security Audit Wizard to configure Layer 2 security.

"Configuring AAA"

Describes how to configure authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) features.

"Configuring RADIUS"

Describes how to configure the RADIUS security protocol.

"Configuring TACACS+"

Describes how to configure the TACACS+ security protocol.

"Configuring User Accounts and RBAC"

Describes how to configure user accounts and role-based access control (RBAC).

"Configuring 802.1X"

Describes how to configure 802.1X authentication.

"Configuring IP ACLs"

Describes how to configure IP access control lists (ACLs).

"Configuring MAC ACLs"

Describes how to configure MAC ACLs.

"Configuring VLAN ACLs"

Describes how to configure VLAN ACLs.

"Configuring Port Security"

Describes how to configure port security.

"Configuring DHCP"

Describes how to configure Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) snooping.

"Configuirng Dynamic ARP Inspection"

Describes how to configure Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) inspection.

"Configuring IP Source Guard"

Describes how to configure IP Source Guard.

"Configuring Keychain Management"

Describes how to configure keychain management.

"Configuring Traffic Storm Control"

Describes how to configure traffic storm control.

Document Conventions

This document uses the following conventions:


Note


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



Caution


Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.


Related Documentation

This section contains information about the documentation available for Cisco DCNM and for the platforms that Cisco DCNM manages.

Cisco DCNM Documentation

Cisco DCNM documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9369/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

The documentation set for Cisco DCNM includes the following documents:

Release Notes

Cisco DCNM Release Notes, Release 5.x

Installation and Licensing

Cisco DCNM Installation and Licensing Guide, Release 5.x

Cisco DCNM Fundamentals Guide

Cisco DCNM Fundamentals Guide, Release 5.x

Cisco DCNM for LAN Configuration Guides

Cisco DCNM FabricPath Configuration Guide, Release 5.x

Interfaces Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 5.x

Layer 2 Switching Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 5.x

Security Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 5.x

System Management Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 5.x

Unicast Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 5.x

Virtual Device Context Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 5.x

Virtual Device Context Quick Start, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 5.x

Web Services API Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 5.x

Cisco DCNM for SAN Configuration Guides

Fabric Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 5.x

High Availability and Redundancy Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 5.x

Intelligent Storage Services Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 5.x

Interfaces Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 5.x

Inter-VSAN Routing Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 5.x

IP Services Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 5.x

Quality of Service Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 5.x

Security Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 5.x

System Management Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 5.x

SME Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 5.x

SMI-S and Web Services Programming Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 5.x

Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch Documentation

The Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9902/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Documentation

The Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10110/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Switch Documentation

The Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Switch documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11541/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Nexus 4000 Series Switch Documentation

The Cisco Nexus 4000 Series Switch documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10596/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Documentation

The Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9670/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Documentation

The Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9902/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

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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