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FSMCD Firewall Services Module Configuration & Deployment

Network Training Course Description:
The Cisco Firewall Service Module course focuses on how to take advantage of the latest developments in protecting your network using the Firewall Service Module v3.x on the Catalyst 6500 platform. Through lectures and intensive lab exercises, students will learn how to install, configure, upgrade and troubleshoot the Cisco Firewall Service Module (FWSM) v.3x.
Network Training Course Duration:
Network Training Course Target Audience:
Security administrators and network personnel who are responsible for Firewall Service Module install, set-up or design. This is a course, which will present and demonstrate the latest features of the Cisco Firewall Service Module v3.x on the Catalyst 6500 platform.
Network Training Course Prerequisite:
CCNA certification and be familiar with the PIX Firewall fundamentals, in addition, to routing and switching concepts and corresponding management protocols prior to taking this course. You should also have hands-on experience with intermediate-level router and switch configuration & troubleshooting tasks.
Course Content:
  • Lesson 1: Cisco FWSM Technology and Features

  • Lesson 2: Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM) overview

  • Lesson 3: Getting Started with Cisco FWSM

  • Lesson 4: Translations and Connections

  • Lesson 5: Access Control Lists and Content Filtering

  • Lesson 6: Object Grouping

  • Lesson 7: Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting

  • Lesson 8: Modular Policy Framework

  • Lesson 9: Advanced Protocol Handling

  • Lesson 10: Configuring Transparent Firewall

  • Lesson 11: Configuring Security Contexts

  • Lesson 12: Failover

  • Lesson 13: Managing FWSM

  • Lab Outline

    • Lab 1: Accessing the Remote Lab (pre-lab activity)
    • Lab 2: Configure the Catalyst 6500 switch to interact with the FWSM
    • Lab 3: Configure the FWSM and Execute General Maintenance Commands
    • Lab 4: Configuring Access Through the FWSM
    • Lab 5: Configure ACLs on the FWSM
    • Lab 6: Configure Object Groups
    • Lab 7: Configure and Test Advanced Protocol Inspection on the FWSM
    • Lab 8: Configure FWSM Transparent Firewall
    • Lab 9: Configure Security Contexts
    • Lab 10: Managing the FWSM