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. Licensing dictates exactly what features and performance capabilities are possible.

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

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

If you're using the IDM, choose Configuration > Licensing.

Upgrade and Recovery

These are the three sensor image types:

  • Application is used for operation.
  • System is used for reimaging.
  • Recovery is the application image plus an installer used for recovery.

Use the upgrade command to apply image ...

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