Has anyone used the Automatic Signature Extraction (ASE) on Router IOS

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Aug 15th, 2008

Has anyone used the Automatic Signature Extraction (ASE) feature of Cisco router IOS? "Cisco Automatic Signature Extraction can prevent zero-day virus attacks...


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Giuseppe Larosa Fri, 08/15/2008 - 13:01

Hello Said,

a reference link for this feature is


It requires an external linux based ASE collector and the ASE sensor that can be activated on a per interface basis on ISR router(s) cannot extract signature from encrypted traffic.

Hope to help



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