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Re: Recommending an IDS system
From: Karsten Iwen <newsletter () saviya de>
Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2004 22:04:41 +0100

> New version of Cisco IDS runs on Linux box where as older version runs on Solaris.

to put it together:

The "new" sensor-software (ver 4) both of the appliance and the IDSM2 (Cat6500-Module) runs on top of RedHat-Linux. The "old" sensor-software (to ver 3.x) of the appliance runs on top of Solaris.

Want to guess what OS the old Cat6500-Module (IDSM1, EOL) was running? You won't believe it, it's Windows NT4.


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Karsten Iwen
Technical Instructor / Consultant
CCSI, CCSP, CCNP
MCSE: Security


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