Chapter 12. ASA Modules

Refer to the following sections for information about these topics:

12-1: Initially Configuring an ASA SSM—Explains how to provide a bootstrap configuration so that a Security Services Module (SSM) can be used in an Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) chassis.

12-2: Configuring the CSC SSM—Discusses the steps needed to configure and use a Content Security and Control (CSC) module for content inspection features.

12-3: Configuring the AIP SSM—Describes the steps needed to configure and use an Advanced Inspection and Prevention (AIP) module for intrusion protection features.

Most of the ASA platform models offer a Security Services Module (SSM) slot that can be used to house special purpose hardware. Only the ASA 5505 ...

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