Chapter 5

Configuring the Appliance Sensor

Introduction

Once the Cisco Network IDS appliance sensor has been installed, the next step before deployment of the sensor is configuration. The installation of the sensor software (whether by Cisco before shipping to the customer or through the upgrade process) leaves the appliance with specific default settings that are unsuitable for production deployment. This chapter covers the configuration and use of Secure Shell (SSH) for remote access and management, the application of new configurations to the ...

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