Chapter 6. Additional Management Services

In this chapter, you will learn the following:

• Reporting and monitoring of ESAs with SNMP

• Managing files on the ESA with FTP and SCP

• Understanding ESA logging

The Need for Additional Protocol Support

We’ve seen that the primary administrative interfaces to the Email Security Appliance (ESA) are the web user interface (WUI) and the command-line interface (CLI). These are perfect for human administrators, because they provide an easy to use and complete interface to all aspects of management and reporting. For automated systems, they’re not always ideal, and integration with third-party products requires other options. Other peripheral protocols are available on the ESA for monitoring the systems, ...

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