The CLI is much like the IOS version, but with fewer commands and different modes. You can access the CLI using
Telnet (disabled by default)
The serial interface
The default username is cisco, with a default password of cisco. You are prompted to change these upon the first login.
The CLI can be used to
Initialize the sensor
Two modes of the CLI differ from a router:
Service mode: Used to edit a service. You enter it using the command service service-name.
Multi-instance service mode: Some of the services are multi-instance services to support virtualization. To enter this mode, you use the command service service-name logical-instance-name ...