About this Course

Tech Type Essentials
Duration 5 Days

In this course the delegates will learn how to configure and initialise the Firewall Services Module (FWSM). Other topics include IP Routing, Cisco Modular Policy Framework, Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager, Authentication, Authorisation & Accounting and the Cisco Security Manager (CSM).

Target Audience:

Network technicians and Administrators who are responsible for installing and maintaining the Firewall Services Module on a Cisco Catalyst 6500 or Catalyst 7600.


  • Experience of configuring Cisco IOS Software
  • CCNA Certification or similar knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of Windows Operating systems
  • Familiarity with Network and Security Concepts


  • Catalyst 6500 Family and overview over Advanced
    Services Modules

  • Firewall Services

  • Configuration of the switch for the FWSM

  • Implementing the FWSM

  • Translations and Connections

  • Access Control Lists and Content Filtering

  • Grouping of objects

  • IP Routing

  • Cisco Modular Policy Framework

  • Advanced Protocol Handling

  • FWSM transparency Firewall configuration

  • Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager

  • Authentication, Authorisation and Accounting

  • Deployment of the FWSM within multiple contexts

  • Failover

  • FWSM Management

  • Initialisation of the FWSM

  • FWSM Troubleshooting

  • Configuration of FWSM Routed mode


5 Days

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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