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CCNP Security IPS 642-627 Quick Reference, Second Edition by Gary Halleen, Michael Watkins

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Chapter 6. Monitoring and Maintenance

Maintaining the Sensor

You need to be able to perform several maintenance tasks using the sensor.

Licensing

Remember that licensing is extremely important when it comes to the sensor modules and devices. A valid license is required to perform signature updates. If a valid services contract is valid on the sensor, the license can usually be retrieved automatically using either Cisco IPS Device Manager (IDM) or Cisco IPS Manager Express (IME).

Apply for the appropriate license at www.cisco.com/go/license.

Use the copy command with the keyword license-key to install.

If you’re using the IDM or IME, choose Configuration, Sensor Management, Licensing.

Upgrade and Recovery

These are the three sensor image types: ...

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