Chapter 2. Configuration Fundamentals

Refer to the following sections for information about these topics:

2-1: User Interface—Discusses the command-line interface (CLI) methods that an administrative user can use to connect to and interact with a firewall.

2-2: Firewall Features and Licenses—Covers the license activation keys that can be used to unlock firewall functions.

2-3: Initial Firewall Configuration—Presents a brief overview of the methods that can be used to start configuring a firewall.

2-1 User Interface

A Cisco firewall, like any other networking device, offers several ways for the administrative user to connect to and interact with the firewall. Users usually need to make changes to the firewall’s security policies and configuration, ...

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