I have a 5510 and am going to install the AIP10SP-K9 SSM module and am wondering what the gigabit port that comes on this is used for? Is it just for remote management?
Yes, you are right with your assumption. This is the Command & Control-Port where you assign an IP-address and where you access your IPS with SSH and IDM. SDEE events are communicated through this interface. So this port has to be connected for example to your management-VLAN.
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