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Resetting admin password on Cisco Sourcefire module

If we forgot a password for the user admin on our SFR module, we will find ourselves in a problem, sooner or later. We don’t have to know this password in a regular operations, but for troubleshooting purposes, we cannot … Continue reading

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Sourcefire Intrusion Prevention Policy Layers

Let’s talk a little bit about “Policy Layers” and “FireSIGHT Recommendations” in Intrusion Prevention Policy. We mention that in previous blog, and now we will discus these concepts in more details. Our “WP TEST IPS POLICY” looks like this: Here … Continue reading

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Sourcefire Intrusion Prevention Policy

Up to this point we have our SFR passing the traffic and block only telnet to certain hosts. Now we will go a step forward and play around with the “Intrusion Prevention (IPS)” policy. Our topology stays the same, but … Continue reading

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Sourcefire Access Control Policies – Part Two

From our previous blog, we have our SFR module passing all the traffic. We talked a little bit about Access Control Policies (ACP). Let’s now deep dive into details of these policies. Our topology has not changed from last time. … Continue reading

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Sourcefire Access Control Policies – Part One

Let me stress out one more time that this blog series is all about ASA5500-X with the SFR module. Some things described here may be different for physical appliances. Now we have all installed and set up and we want … Continue reading

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Recovering ASA Sourcefire Module Password

By now we have completed several steps with regard to our Sourcefire deployment. We have Defense Center up and running, our modules are installed, set up and connected to Defense Center. We did lots of work in order to make … Continue reading

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Installing Cisco ASA FirePOWER software module

Now that we know something about the SFR module, it’s time to make it running. We will break down the installation into following steps: Preparing for installation Installation Setup Prepare Like we saw in previous blog, there are some prerequisites … Continue reading

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