Overview of Cisco Content Security Management Appliance Services
The Cisco Content Security Management appliance (M-Series appliance) is an external or “off box” location that provides a single interface to certain services on multiple Email Security appliances.
The Security Management appliance includes the following features:
- External spam quarantine. Holds spam and suspected spam messages for end users, and allow end users and administrators to review messages that are flagged as spam before making a final determination.
- Centralized policy, virus, and outbreak quarantines. Provide a single location behind the firewall to store and manage messages quarantined by anti-virus scanning, outbreak filters, and policies.
- Centralized reporting. Run reports on aggregated data from multiple Email Security appliances.
- Centralized tracking. Track email messages that traverse multiple Email Security appliances.
For complete information about configuring and using your Cisco Content Security Management appliance, see the Cisco Content Security Management Appliance User Guide.
If you have enabled two-factor authentication on your Email security appliance, you can add it to a Security Management appliance
using pre-shared keys. Use the
Disable two-factor authentication on your Email security appliance, before you add it to the Security Management appliance. For more information, see Disabling Two-Factor Authentication.