Managing Your Firepower Appliance
If you are running a Firepower NGFW appliance from Cisco, you have two options to manage the device:
- Firepower Device Manager (FDM) – An on-box GUI and set of APIs to directly control a Firepower appliance.
- Firepower Management Center (FMC) – A management station used to control a collection of Firepower appliances and collect, correlate, and report on events generated by the Firepower appliance.
(At least today) These two options to manage your Firepower appliance are mutually exclusive; you can use one or the other. This article is focused on using the FlexConfig feature in FDM. Read more