Understanding Security Device Manager

SDM is an easy-to-use, browser-based device management tool that is used to configure single Cisco IOS routers. It is embedded within the Cisco IOS 800 through 3700 series routers at no additional cost. The SDM software files reside in the router's Flash Memory alongside other router operating system files.

SDM simplifies router and security configuration through the use of several intelligent wizards to enable efficient configuration of key router VPN and Cisco IOS Firewall parameters. This capability permits administrators to quickly and easily deploy, configure, and monitor Cisco access routers.

SDM is designed for resellers and network administrators of small- to medium-sized businesses who are proficient ...

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