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Cisco C170 Email Security Appliance
Before You Begin
Document Network Settings
Plan the Installation
Install the Appliance in a Rack
Plug In the Appliance
Temporarily Change Your IP Address
Connect to the Appliance
Power Up the Appliance
Log In to the Appliance
Run the System Setup Wizard
Run the Active Directory Wizard (Optional)
Configure Network Settings
Configuration Summary
You're Done!
Where to Go from Here


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    UICK TART UIDE Cisco C170 Email Security Appliance Welcome Before You Begin Document Network Settings Plan the Installation Install the Appliance in a Rack Plug In the Appliance Temporarily Change Your IP Address Connect to the Appliance Power Up the Appliance...

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    Thank you for choosing the Cisco C170 Email Security Appliance (Cisco C170). The Cisco C170 appliance is designed to serve as your SMTP email gateway at your network perimeter—that is, the first appliance with an IP address that is directly accessible to the Internet for sending and receiving email.

  • Page 3: Before You Begin

    Before You Begin Before you begin the installation, make sure that you have the items needed. The following items are included with the Cisco C170 Email Security Appliance: • Quick Start Guide (this guide) • Rails and adaptor kit • Power cable(s) •...

  • Page 4: Document Network Settings

    Network Mask: Fully Qualified Hostname: Accept Incoming Mail Domain: Accept Incoming Mail Destination: Relay Outgoing Mail: Message Security SenderBase Reputation Filtering: Enable/Disable Cisco Anti-Spam Scanning Engine: Enable/Disable McAfee Anti-Virus Scanning Engine: Enable/Disable Sophos Anti-Virus Scanning Engine: Enable/Disable Virus Outbreak Filters: Enable/Disable...

  • Page 5: Plan The Installation

    Plan the Installation To defend your email system against spam, viruses, phishing, and other threats, the Cisco C170 appliance must be installed at the perimeter of your network. It needs to be the first appliance with an IP address that can access the Internet.

  • Page 6: Install The Appliance In A Rack

    Install the Appliance in a Rack Install the Cisco C170 Email Security Appliance using either the slide rails or fixed rack mount brackets. For information about these installation options, see the Cisco 170 Series Hardware Installation Guide. Appliance Placement in a Rack •...

  • Page 7: Plug In The Appliance

    Plug In the Appliance Plug the female end of the power cable into the power supply on the back panel of the appliance. Plug the male end into an electrical outlet. 7JZ78-004E CONSOLE Plug the C170 power cable into an electrical outlet.

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    Temporarily Change Your IP Address To connect to the Cisco C170 appliance, you must temporarily change the IP address of your computer. Make a note of your current IP configuration settings Note because you will need to revert to these settings after you finish the configuration.

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    For Mac Launch the Apple menu and choose System Preferences. Step 1 Click Network. Step 2 Select the network configuration with the green icon. Step 3 This is your active connection. Then click Advanced. Click the TCP/IP tab and from Ethernet settings, Step 4 choose Manually from the drop-down list.

  • Page 10: Connect To The Appliance

    Connect to the Appliance The Cisco C170 appliance has two gigabit network ports: P1 and P2. At least one static IP address is required to send and receive email. You can receive and deliver email from a single connection to either network port if your network topology dictates it.

  • Page 11: Power Up The Appliance

    Cisco C170 Email Security Appliance Wait five minutes. Log In to the Appliance You can log in to the Cisco C170 appliance using one of two interfaces: the web-based interface or the command-line interface.

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    Web-Based Interface For web browser access via the Ethernet port (see the Step 1 “Connect to the Appliance” section on page 10), go to the appliance’s management interface by entering the following URL in a web browser: Enter the following login information: Step 2 •...

  • Page 13: Run The System Setup Wizard

    Step 7 and the new password that you set in the System Setup Wizard. The Cisco C170 Email Security Appliance uses a self-signed certificate that may trigger a warning from your web browser. You can simply accept the certificate and ignore this warning.

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    Run the Active Directory Wizard (Optional) After running the System Setup Wizard in the web interface, the Active Directory Wizard appears. If you are running an Active Directory server on your network, use the Active Directory Wizard to configure an LDAP server profile for the Active Directory server.

  • Page 15: Configure Network Settings

    If you do not open port 80 and port 443, you cannot Note download feature keys. For more information, see the appendix “Firewall Information” in the Cisco AsyncOS for Email Security Configuration Guide. Warning You must shut down your appliance from the System Administration > Shutdown/Reboot page to prevent corruption of your queue and configuration files.

  • Page 16: Configuration Summary

    You can also configure it to relay outbound email during system setup. For instructions on configuring outbound email, see the Cisco AsyncOS for Email Configuration Guide. Remember to change your computer IP Computer Address address back to the original settings that you noted in the “Temporarily...

  • Page 17: You're Done

    You’re Done! Congratulations. You are now ready to start using your Cisco C170 Email Security Appliance. You may wish to consider taking some of the following steps to get more out of the appliance. Message Tracking You can view details about message delivery and blocking by running queries using the Message Tracking service (in the GUI).

  • Page 18: Where To Go From Here

    Online Technical Support and Documentation (login may be required) Cisco Email Security Appliance Support munity/netpro/security/email Community Product Documentation Cisco C170 Email Security Appliance security/esa/hw/C170_QSG.pdf Quick Start Guide (this document) Cisco 170 Series Hardware Installation security/esa/hw/170Series_HW_Install Guide .pdf...

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