ACS SE & CSACS for windows

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May 6th, 2010

Hello Friends,

If i order Access Control Server Solution Engine (ACS SE) CSACS-1120-K9, i should'nt order a CSACS for windows CD,????? Is it ACS server is built-in in ACS SE no need of installing windows OS and on top of that ACS server ,i m confuse regarding the product.

Can anybody help me for this,i have been through the cisco web site but not pretty sure regarding these two product.

Thanks

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Jennifer Halim Thu, 05/06/2010 - 14:37

CSACS-1120-K9 is an ACS appliance, and it supports both ACS version 5.0 and 5.1.

Here is the release notes for both versions:

5.0: http://cisco.com/en/US/docs/net_mgmt/cisco_secure_access_control_system/5.0/release/notes/ACS-50-releasenotes.html

5.1: http://cisco.com/en/US/docs/net_mgmt/cisco_secure_access_control_system/5.1/release/notes/acs_51_rn.html

FYI, ACS version 5.x onwards is completely different to the previous version of ACS 3.x and 4.x.

kush.sri86 Thu, 05/06/2010 - 23:23

Hi,

If you would order the ACS appliance, you would get recovery disks with it which would have the ACS for Solution Engine.You would just need to use that disk, it would first install the base Operating System and then the ACS software.

You would not need to order the ACS for windows disk, this disk is used when you would like to install ACS on a server which is already running the Operating system like windows 2000/2003/2008.

Regards,

Kush

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