Chapter 4. Basic Sensor Configuration

For all Cisco IPS deployments, you need to perform certain basic sensor configuration tasks (such as defining the hosts allowed to connect to the sensor and creating new user accounts). Understanding how to perform basic sensor configuration tasks is vital to any successful Cisco IPS deployment.

You must correctly configure your sensors to protect your network. This chapter focuses on various basic sensor configuration tasks. Although you can configure your sensors via the command-line interface (CLI), the examples in the chapter use the Cisco IPS Device Manager (IDM) graphical ...

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