Cisco Virtual Network Management Center GUI Configuration Guide, Release 1.3
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Preface

Preface

This preface includes the following sections:

Audience

This guide is intended primarily for data center administrators with responsibilities and expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Server administration
  • Storage administration
  • Network administration
  • Network security

Organization

This document includes the following chapters:

Chapter

Title

Description

Chapter 1

Overview

Contains an overview of the Cisco VNMC.

Chapter 2

VNMC GUI Overview

Contains an overview of the Cisco VNMC GUI.

Chapter 3

Configuring Primary Authentication

Describes how to configure LDAP providers and selecting a primary authentication service.

Chapter 4

Configuring Role-Based Access Control

Describes how to configure role-based access control including user locales, user roles, locally authenticated user accounts and monitoring user sessions.

Chapter 5

Configuring Trusted Points

Describes how to configure trusted points.

Chapter 6

Configuring VNMC Profiles

Describes how to configure policies in the VNMC profile and a default profile.

Chapter 7

Configuring VM Managers

Describes how to configure VM Managers.

Chapter 8

Configuring Tenants

Describes how to configure tenants, data centers, applications, and tiers.

Chapter 9

Configuring Security Policies

Describes how to configure firewall policies, security profiles, and security profile dictionary.

Chapter 10

Configuring Device Policies

Describes how to configure device policies and device profiles.

Chapter 11

Configuring Managed Resources

Describes how to configure managed resources including compute firewall and pool.

Chapter 12

Configuring Backups

Describes how to configure backup operations, import operations, and import operations.

Conventions

This document uses the following conventions:

Convention

Indication

bold font

Commands, keywords, GUI elements, and user-entered text appear in bold font.

italic font

Document titles, new or emphasized terms, and arguments for which you supply values are in italic font.

[ ]

Elements in square brackets are optional.

{x | y | z}

Required alternative keywords are grouped in braces and separated by vertical bars.

[x | y | z]

Optional alternative keywords are grouped in brackets and separated by vertical bars.

string

A nonquoted set of characters. Do not use quotation marks around the string or the string will include the quotation marks.

courier font

Terminal sessions and information that the system displays appear in courier font.

< >

Nonprinting characters such as passwords are in angle brackets.

[ ]

Default responses to system prompts are in square brackets.

!, #

An exclamation point (!) or a pound sign (#) at the beginning of a line of code indicates a comment line.


Note


Means reader take note.



Tip


Means the following information will help you solve a problem.



Caution


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



Timesaver


Means the described action saves time. You can save time by performing the action described in the paragraph.



Warning


Means reader be warned. In this situation, you might perform an action that could result in bodily injury.


Related Documentation

Cisco Virtual Network Management Center

The following Cisco Virtual Network Management Center documents are available on Cisco.com at the following url:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11213/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

  • Release Notes for Cisco Virtual Network Management Center, Release 1.3
  • Cisco Virtual Security Gateway, Release 4.2(1)VSG1(3.1) and Cisco Virtual Network Management Center, Release 1.3 Installation and Upgrade Guide
  • Cisco Virtual Network Management Center CLI Configuration Guide, Release 1.3
  • Cisco Virtual Network Management Center GUI Configuration Guide, Release 1.3
  • Cisco Virtual Network Management Center XML API Reference Guide, Release 1.3

Cisco Virtual Security Gateway for Nexus 1000V Series switch

The following Cisco Virtual Security Gateway for Nexus 1000V Series switch documents are available on Cisco.com at the following url:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11208/tsd_products_support_model_home.html

  • Cisco Virtual Security Gateway for Nexus 1000V Series Switch Release Notes, Release 4.2(1)VSG1(3.1)
  • Cisco Virtual Security Gateway, Release 4.2(1)VSG1(3.1) and Cisco Virtual Network Management Center, Release 1.3 Installation and Upgrade Guide
  • Cisco Virtual Security Gateway for Nexus 1000V Series Switch License Configuration Guide, Release 4.2(1)VSG1(3.1)
  • Cisco Virtual Security Gateway for Nexus 1000V Series Switch Configuration Guide, Release 4.2(1)VSG1(3.1)
  • Cisco Virtual Security Gateway for Nexus 1000V Series Switch Command Reference, Release 4.2(1)VSG1(3.1)
  • Cisco Virtual Security Gateway for Nexus 1000V Series Switch Troubleshooting Guide, Release 4.2(1)VSG1(3.1)

Cisco Nexus 1000V Series switch

The Cisco Nexus 1000V Series switch documents are available on Cisco.com at the following url: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9902/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Documentation Feedback

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