Configure IPS on Router

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Dear All,


I am novice in the security, excuse me if my question is very basic.

I want to configure IPS on Cisco 2821 router. I do not have any server for storing the logs.


Kindly let me know:

Is it possible to configure IPS on a router 2821?

Is it going to increase the CPU utilisation?


Kindly let me have the command/link to configure IPS on the router.


Thnx,

Ashish


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rsakthiv Tue, 12/16/2008 - 23:48

Hi Ashish,

You can configure IPS on Cisco 2821.Just load it with an image that supports security features.


Here's a good Q&A guide that may help you.


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/iosswrel/ps6537/ps6586/ps6634/prod_qas0900aecd806fc530.html


For configuration, you can refer to http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6634/products_configuration_example09186a008097dbe8.shtml


The CPU util depends on the number of signatures enabled and the amount/type of traffic the router is handling.


HTH.


--Raj

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