The preface provides an overview of the Cisco Secure Services Client Administrator Guide, references related publications, and explains how to obtain other documentation and technical assistance.
The following topics are covered in this section:
•Audience and Scope
•Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines
This publication is for system and IT administrators responsible for configuring and deploying a derived, end-user version of Cisco Secure Services Clients (SSCs) in multiple end-user machines used by your various enterprise departments/organizations. By using the information supplied in this document, you will be able to fully define and customize the following for the end-user machines that you support:
•Policy—Defines the capabilities and user experience of the deployed SSC.
•Networks—Defines the configuration of all enterprise network connections that you control.
This guide contains the following sections:
Chapter 1, "Enterprise Deployment," provides instructions for deploying a preconfigured end-user SSC.
Chapter 2, "Schema Elements," describes the usage and properties of each of the configurable entities found in the SSC's distribution package XML schema.
Appendix A, "Network Decision Tree Flow Diagram," contains a high level flow diagram of the decision tree for configuring a network.
Appendix B, "Distribution Package Examples," contains examples of valid distribution package (configuration) .xml files for different enterprise environments.
Appendix C, "Postprocessing Verification Errors," contains a listing of error types and error messages used with the postprocessing utility.
This publication uses the following conventions to convey instructions and information:
•For utility commands
–Commands are in boldface type.
–Variables are in italic type.
•For schema objects.
–Element and attribute names when used in the text are in italic type.
•Notes use the following conventions and symbols:
Note Means reader take note. Notes contain addition information for the subject at hand or references to materials not contained in this manual.
Tip Tips contain helpful suggestions.
For more information about Cisco Secure Services Client, refer to these publications:
•Cisco Secure Services Client User Guide—Provides detailed information on operating SSC and configuring it from the local user interface.
•Cisco Secure Services Client Release Notes—Describes new features and the open and resolved caveats in each SSC release.
You can find these Cisco SSC technical documents at this URL:
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: