GEN1 and GEN2 CS-MARS

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Jan 21st, 2008

This question is largely directed at the CS-MARS development team.

Will the difference in features between GEN1 CS-MARS and GEN2 be equalized through software updated? I myself has slowly come to realize I bought the CS-MARS to early and would really need some of the features that seems to be exclusive to the GEN2 appliance.

Regards

Fredrik

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mhellman Mon, 01/21/2008 - 23:04

I would be more specific if you can. What specific qualities/behavior in the GEN2 are you wanting on the GEN1? Supposedely, there will be a "code merge" later this year (version 6.x). "under the hood" the GEN2 and GEN1 appear to be so different that I will be suprised if the software is totally the same. However, the delta should certainly decrease though ("functional parity" as Cisco likes to say).

hoffa2000 Tue, 01/22/2008 - 03:38

The feature I'm missing the most is the ability to retrieve the PCAP file directly from the IDS raw message link. This, as I understand, is exclusive to the Gen2 models.

/Fredrik

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