I.    Device Manager

a.    Intro

i.    IDM lives on the sensor and gives you a GUI option for managing the device
ii.    TLS/SSL

1.    used to secure communications

iii.    5.0 uses SDEE and RDEP
iv.    System Reqs

1.    Windows 2000, Windows XP, Solaris, Linux
2.    IE 6, Netscape, Mozilla

v.    Network Settings

1.    Configuration > Sensor Setup

b.    Certificates

i.    Use to create a new self-signed certificate

1.    Change the IP on the sensor and you need a new server cert

ii.    Trusted Hosts

1.    Configuration > Sensor Setup > Certificates > Trusted Hosts

c.    Configuring SSH

i.    Client key allows connectivity without password authentication
ii.    Server key proves identity to client
iii.    Configuration > Sensor Setup > SSH > Authorized Keys

d.    Rebooting/Shutting Down

i.    Configuration > Reboot
ii.    Configuration > Shut Down

e.    Viewing Events

i.    View and Filter
ii.    Configure with Monitoring > Events

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One Response to “Notes on the IPS 6.X Device Manager”

  1. Serhat Candan says:


    Thanks for your useful comments. I think you are preparing Extended Security Blueprint step by step :)

    Do you know when IE will start to update new version of the CoD and lab workbooks for Security track?




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