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Email Security with Cisco IronPort by Chris Porter

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Chapter 5. Command-Line Interface

In this chapter, you will learn the following:

• How to access the CLI of ESAs via SSH

• How to use CLI commands for setup, monitoring, and configuring ESA

• How to use batch commands to automate complex tasks

• Some of the hidden/undocumented commands and their purpose

Overview of the ESA Command-Line Interface

AsyncOS provides a complete command-line interface (CLI) in addition to the web user interface (WUI). The CLI can be used for configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting. It is the only means by which certain advanced features, like static aliases, can be configured.

The AsyncOS CLI is primarily intended for interactive use by humans, not for automated or schedule operations. As such, it does not natively ...

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