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Ashley Price
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The Cisco® PIX® Device Manager (PDM) provides security management and monitoring services for Cisco PIX security appliances (running Cisco PIX Security Appliance Software Version 6.3 and prior) and the Cisco Catalyst® 6500 Series Firewall Services Module (FWSM). The Cisco PIX Device Manager features an intuitive GUI with integrated online help and intelligent wizards to simplify setup and ongoing management. In addition, informative, real-time, and historical reports provide critical insight into usage trends, performance baselines, and securityEvents. Administrative and device security is supported through the use of user Passwords (with optional Authentication via a RADIUS and DIAMETER or TACACS Server) and encrypted communications to local or remote devices.

For Cisco PIX security appliances running Cisco PIX Security Appliance Software Version 7.0 or above, please see the Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager.

Software Comparison

Cisco PDM VersionCisco PIX Security Appliance Software VersionCisco FWSM Software VersionPlatforms Supported
PDM v4.1N/A2.3FWSM
PDM v4.0N/A2.2FWSM
PDM v3.0(2)6.3(4)N/AAll PIX platforms
PDM v2.26.21.1All PIX platforms/FWSM
PDM v2.06.2N/AAll PIX platforms
PDM v1.1(2)6.0(1), 6.1(X)N/AAll PIX platforms

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