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Documentation Roadmap for Cisco Intrusion Prevention System 7.1
Published: March 31, 2010Revised: Septenber 3, 2012
This documentation roadmap explains how to access IPS 7.1 documents and related documents on Cisco.com. You can find this documentation roadmap on Cisco.com with live links to the IPS documentation site and related security products sites by following the instructions in Accessing Cisco IPS Documentation. This document contains the following sections:
Documentation Set for Cisco IPS 7.1
Refer to the following documents for information on Cisco IPS 7.1:
•For a list of caveats, documentation changes, and important last minute information:
•For information on installing and using Cisco IDM:
•For information on installing and using Cisco IME:
•For IPS CLI reference, including syntax and usage guidelines:
•For CLI procedures:
•For hardware installation:
Accessing Cisco IPS Documentation
You can find IPS documentation at this URL:
Or to access IPS documentation from Cisco.com, follow these steps:
Step 1 Log in to Cisco.com.
Step 2 Click Support.
Step 3 Under Support at the bottom of the page, click Documentation.
Step 4 Click Products > Security > Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) > IPS Appliances > Cisco IPS 4200 Series Sensors. The Cisco IPS 4200 Series Sensors window appears. All of the most up-to-date IPS documentation is on this page.
Note Although you will see references to other IPS documentation sites on Cisco.com, this is the site with the most complete and up-to-date IPS documentation.
Step 5 Click one of the following categories to access Cisco IPS documentation:
•Download Software—Takes you to the Download Software site.
Note You must logged into Cisco.com to access the software download site.
•Release and General Information—Contains documentation roadmaps and release notes.
•Reference Guides—Contains command references and technical references.
•Design—Contains design guide and design tech notes.
•Install and Upgrade—Contains hardware installation and regulatory guides.
•Configure—Contains configuration guides for IPS CLI, IDM, and IME.
•Troubleshoot and Alerts—Contains TAC tech notes and field notices.
Note To access this IPS documentation roadmap on Cisco.com so that the following URLs are live, follow the instructions in Accessing Cisco IPS Documentation.
Note You can order printed copies of some documents by following the instructions in Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request.
The following products are related to Cisco IPS. You can access the related product documentation on Cisco.com at the given URLs.
•Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliance hardware and software
•Cisco Security Manager
•Cisco 2600 Series routers
•Cisco 3600 Series routers
•Cisco 3700 Series routers
•Catalyst 6500 Series switches and software
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:
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This document is to be used in conjunction with the documents listed in the "Related Documentation" section.
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