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Cisco IDS Unix Director

Announcing IDS Director v2.2.3

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Product Bulletin No. 1560

Availability

Ordering Information

Support Timetables

Product Information

Additional Information


Product Bulletin No. 1560


Cisco Intrusion Detection System
(IDS) Director v2.2.3
Management
Application

Cisco Systems announces updates to its Cisco Intrusion Detection System Director. Enhancements include support for Cisco Intrusion Detection appliance sensor v3.0 and an assortment of code updates.

Availability

New customers interested in purchasing Cisco Intrusion Detection System Director version 2.2.3 can place orders through their normal sales channels beginning October 20, 2001 (see below for ordering information).

Existing IDS-DIR v2.2.x customers with current Software Application Support (SAS) contracts can request the IDS-DIR update kit using their service contract number at http://www.cisco.com/upgrade beginning October 25, 2001. These updates will be available for download from the Cisco Connections Online Software Center from the IDS section. Customers with the Cisco NetRanger director software may upgrade to IDS-DIR software application Version 2.2.3 using the upgrade part number below.

Cisco Intrusion Detection System Director version 2.2.3 is targeted for Solaris users, although an updated HP-UX version is included in each box. IDS-DIR components are licensed for installation on one platform per purchased copy.

Ordering Information

IDS-DIR part numbers were not changed as IDS-DIR version 2.2.3 began shipping. Prior to the release of the 2.2.3 update, the standard shipping version was IDS-DIR 2.2.1. An IDS-DIR 2.2.2 update for IDS DIR 2.2.1 users was available on CCO for download. The following table provides part number information for ordering the IDS-DIR v2.2.3 product:

Part Number
Product Description
IDS-DIR

Intrusion Detection System Director version 2.2.3. Full licensed product CDs for Solaris.1

IDS-DIR-U

Upgrade to IDS-DIR 2.2.3 from older versions of IDS-DIR and NetRanger servers. Provides an upgrade license and CDs for Solaris.1

1 IDS-DIR 2.2.3 can optionally be installed on a machine running HP-UX


Customers interested in adding or renewing extended support services on IDS-DIR can do so by ordering a Software Application Support (SAS) contract using the following part numbers and support time line information. For full service coverage, each copy of IDS DIR should be included on a contract.

Part Number
Service Description
CON-SAS-IDS-DIR

Provides IDS-DIR 2.x users telephone access to Cisco Technical Assistants Center (TAC) and password access to Cisco Connection Online web based software update center. Provides access to maintenance releases to various 2.x versions, as they become available.


Support Timetables

Cisco provides telephone and CCO resources support for each released version of the IDS-DIR product for a period of three years. Customers are encouraged to plan upgrades to ensure they have current releases of these technologies, and to ensure the appropriate support resources are available. The following table provides end of support milestones for various versions of the IDS-DIR product.

Product Description
End of Support Date

NetRanger v2.x

March 15th, 2003

Intrusion Detection System (IDS-DIR) software versions 2.2.1 / 2.2.2

January 2003


Product Information

For installation documentation please refer to: http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/iaabu/csids/index.htm

For additional product information please refer to: http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/cc/pd/sqsw/sqidsz/

Additional Information

For additional information or questions please send e-mail to the product-marketing group at ciscoworks@cisco.com