The Cisco IPS Device Manager (IDM) provides a graphical interface that enables you to configure the operational characteristics of a single sensor on your network. IDM is a Java-based web application that should work with most web browsers.
The recommended memory and screen resolution are as follows:
Cisco has identified system requirements based on the following operating systems for use with IDM:
The functionality provided by IDM is divided into the following two categories:
The configuration tasks are divided into the following categories:
Each of these categories provides one or more configuration screens that control the operation of the sensor. The monitoring functionality is divided into the following categories:
The monitoring categories provide you with information about the current operation of the sensor.
IDM provides online help and also supports Back and Forward icons (as in a browser) to help you operate more efficiently while using IDM to configure your sensor.