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Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) by Nazmul Rajib

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Chapter 6The Firepower Management Network

After you install the Firepower software, you might wonder how to manage a Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) system. For a smaller network, you can use the browser-based on-box application—the Firepower Device Manager (FDM)—which can manage one FTD device with limited functionalities. However, for a medium- to large-scale network, you must use the Firepower Management Center (FMC). Regardless of how you manage FTD, it is important that you properly design and configure the management network to secure the control traffic.

Firepower System Management Network Essentials

Before you begin the registration process, it is important to ensure that the FMC and FTD can communicate with each other and that they are ...

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