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Documentation Roadmap for Cisco Intrusion Prevention System 6.1
This documentation roadmap explains how to access IPS documents and related documents on Cisco.com.
Cisco IPS Documentation Set
Refer to the following documents for information on Cisco IPS 6.1.
•For a list of caveats, documentation changes, and important last minute information:
Release Notes for Cisco Intrusion Prevention System 6.1
•For information on installing and using Cisco IDM:
Installing and Using Cisco Intrusion Prevention System Device Manager 6.1
•For information on installing and using Cisco IME:
Installing and Using Cisco Intrusion Prevention System Manager Express 6.1
•For IPS CLI reference, including syntax and usage guidelines:
Command Reference for Cisco Intrusion Prevention System 6.1
•For CLI procedures:
Configuring the Cisco Intrusion Prevention System Sensor Using the Command Line Interface 6.1
Accessing Cisco IPS Documentation
You can find IPS documentation at this URL:
Or to access IPS documentation, follow these steps:
Step 1 Log in to Cisco.com.
Step 2 Under Quick Links on the right side of the window, click Documentation.
Step 3 Under Select a category, click Security, then under Select a sub-category, click IPS Appliances, then under Select a product, click Cisco IPS 4200 Series Sensors.
The Cisco IPS 4200 Series Sensors window appears.
Step 4 Click one of the following categories to access Cisco IPS documentation:
•General Information—Contains documentation roadmaps and release notes
•Download Software—Takes you to the software download site
•Reference Guides—Contains command references.
•Install and Upgrade—Contains hardware installation and regulatory guides.
•Configure—Contains configuration guides for IPS CLI and IDM
•Troubleshoot and Alerts—Contains TAC tech notes and field notices
The following products are related to IPS. You can access the related product documentation on Cisco.com at the given URLs. You can order printed copies of some documents by following the instructions in Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines:
•Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliance hardware and software
•Cisco PIX 500 Series Security Appliances hardware
•Cisco PIX Firewall Software
•Cisco Security Manager
•CiscoWorks Management Center for IPS Sensors
•Cisco 2600 Series routers
•Cisco3600 Series routers
•Cisco 3700 Series routers
•Catalyst 6500 Series switches and software
Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines
For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:
This document is to be used in conjunction with the documents listed in the "Related Documentation" section.
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