O'Reilly logo

Cisco Network Security Troubleshooting Handbook by Mynul Hoda, - CCIE No. 9159

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 22. Troubleshooting IEV and Security Monitors

The Security Monitor (also known as SecMon) is a component that is installed on top of CiscoWorks Common Services (see Chapter 17, “Troubleshooting CiscoWorks Common Services,” for more details) to receive events, generate reports, and perform correlations. If you have more than three sensors, it is desirable to use a Security Monitor. However, with fewer than three sensors, you can use Intrusion Detection Event Viewer (IEV), which can be downloaded free. In addition to getting events from the IDS sensor (for example, sensor appliance, IOS IPS and so on), Security Monitor can also receive syslog messages from various devices such as Cisco Secure Private Internet Exchange (PIX) firewall, IOS ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required