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Redirecting DNS Requests to Umbrella with FTD

A few days ago I shared an article that described redirecting DNS requests with ASA. A good use case for this might be if an organization is using Cisco Umbrella but there is no way to get every host is … Continue reading

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When Firepower Management Center Goes Offline

A typical Firepower deployment consists of a management component and a managed device. The management component is known as Firepower Management Center (FMC). The managed device is the NGIPS or NGFW itself and would be leveraging the Firepower or the … Continue reading

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Firepower FMC API – Initial Observations

As many of you know, I am not a developer but I do occasionally hack stuff together. This article is just some of the initial things I have learned working with the Firepower Management Console API. A good place to … Continue reading

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Using Geolocation in Firepower Access Control Policies

The use of geolocation is fairly obvious in monitoring networks with Firepower Management Center. What may be less obvious is that Continents and Countries can also be specified as the source or destination of connections in an Access Control Policy. … Continue reading

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Capture w/Trace in Firepower Threat Defense

A few days ago I wrote an article¬†demonstrating the Packet Tracer feature for troubleshooting Firepower Threat Defense. Another very cool tool for troubleshooting is the Capture w/Trace Feature. The power of this tool comes from both capturing a PCAP file … Continue reading

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What is FlexConfig in Firepower Threat Defense?

Earlier this year, Cisco released Firepower 6.2.0. With that release came a feature called FlexConfig. Someone¬†is digging around the UI might not initially understand the purpose or function of this configuration option. A really quick answer to this is that … Continue reading

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