When you need to track
down problems occurring in the Firepower System, the Message Center is the
place to start your investigation. This feature allows you to view the messages
that the Firepower System continually generates about system activities and
To open the Message
Center, click on the System Status icon, located to the immediate right of the
Deploy button in the main menu. This icon can take one of the following forms,
depending on the system status:
— Indicates one or more errors and any number of warnings are present on the
— Indicates one or more warnings and no errors are present on the system.
— Indicates no warnings or errors are present on the system.
If a number is
displayed with the icon, it indicates the total current number of error or
To close the Message
Center, click anywhere outside of it within the Firepower System web interface.
In addition to the
Message Center, the web interface displays pop-up notifications in immediate
response to your activities and ongoing system activities. Some pop-up
notifications automatically disappear after five seconds, while others are
"sticky," meaning they display until you explicitly dismiss them by clicking
their dismissal icons ().
Dismiss link at the top of the notifications list to
dismiss all notifications at once.
Hovering your cursor
over a non-sticky pop-up notification causes it to be sticky.
The system determines
which messages it displays to users in pop-up notifications and the Message
Center based on their licenses, domains, and access roles.