Installing Additional NIC in ids 4215

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May 10th, 2008
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i have IDS 4215 , running image :


i installed NIC card in it (Realtek)

when restart, it didn't detect the installed card. so is there any steps during the reload to do?

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cisco24x7 Sat, 05/10/2008 - 14:04
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When I was building "Franken" IDS to prepare

for the CCIE Security lab, I always use

Intel EtherExpress NIC. It always works with

both version 4.1 and 5.1. I don't think

Realtek is supported due to drivers issues.

Use this card:

The best card is Intel® EtherExpress PRO/100 S82559. I know that both Cisco Pix firewall

and Cisco IDS use this card, last time I


Have fun!!!!


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