Chapter 16. Enterprise IDS Management

Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Explain the enterprise Cisco intrusion protection system management solution

  • Explain the Management Center for IDS Sensors (IDS MC) architecture

  • Identify the system requirements for the IDS MC server

  • Identify the system requirements for the IDS MC client systems

  • Install the IDS MC server software

  • Explain the major components of the IDS MC user interface

  • Explain the process used to deploy changes to your sensor configurations using IDS MC

Managing a large number of Cisco sensors one at a time using IDS Device Manager (IDM) is not practical. If you deploy a large number of sensors on your network, you need an efficient mechanism to configure ...

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