Master the building blocks of a Cisco NAS Appliance design
Source: Cisco Press
One of the keys to success when designing a security solution is to first understand all the pieces with which you work. Study the building blocks available with the Cisco NAS Appliance solution in this chapter download from Cisco NAC Appliance: Enforcing Host Security with Clean Access. Learn the purpose and function of each piece and the minimum hardware and software requirements, scalability, and performance metrics of the different building blocks. Building blocks covered include:
- Cisco NAC Appliance Manager - Allows you to centrally manage and monitor your deployment of NAC Appliance Servers and Clean Access Agents.
- Cisco NAC Appliance Server - Enforces the security policies created in NAC Appliance Manager.
- Cisco Clean Access Agent - Gathers information about the user and host on which it is installed.
- Cisco NAC Appliance Network Scanner - Uses the embedded Nessus scanning software to scan hosts for known vulnerabilities.
Author: Jamey Heary, Jerry Lin, Chad Sullivan, Alok Agrawal
Publisher: Cisco Press
Chapter 3: The Building Blocks in a Cisco NAC Appliance Design
ISBN: 1-58705-306-3; Copyright 2007, Cisco Press. All rights reserved.
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