Initial Setup and System Maintenance

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Accessing the Cisco ASA appliances
  • Managing licenses
  • Initial setup
  • IP version 6
  • Setting up the system clock
  • Configuration management
  • Remote system management
  • System maintenance
  • System monitoring

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) can be set up in a number of ways to adapt any network topology. However, proper planning is essential for successful implementations of the security features that Cisco ASA offers. This chapter guides you through the initial configuration of the security appliance and shows ways to monitor the health and status of the system.

Part I: Product Overview

Introduction to Network Security

Product History

Hardware Overview

Part II: Firewall Solution

Initial Setup and System Maintenance

Network Access Control

IP Routing

Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)

Application Inspection

Security Contexts

Transparent Firewalls

Failover and Redundancy

Quality of Service

Part III: Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Solution

Intrusion Prevention System Integration

Configuring and Troubleshooting Cisco IPS Software via CLI

Part IV: Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solution

Site-to-Site IPSec VPNs

Remote Access VPN

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

Part V: Adaptive Security Device Manager

Introduction to ASDM

Firewall Management Using ASDM

IPS Management Using ASDM

VPN Management Using ASDM

Case Studies

Cisco Asa(c) All-in-one Firewall, IPS, And VPN Adaptive Security Appliance
Cisco ASA: All-in-One Firewall, IPS, and VPN Adaptive Security Appliance
ISBN: 1587052091
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 231 © 2008-2020.
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