Understanding the vGW Security Design VM Taskbar

The taskbar lets you select the vGW Security Design VM module to use and move from one module to another. The vGW Security Design VM provides a modular configuration and information display structure. The taskbar includes icons representing the various modules. Figure 36 shows the taskbar.

Figure 36: vGW Security Design VM Taskbar

vGW Security Design VM Taskbar

Table 3 identifies the modules that the vGW Security Design VM icons represent. You can click the link for a module to go to a topic that covers it.

Icon

Module

Description

For details, see:

Main

Combines status, alerts, and network activity into a single view. It identifies the VMs that are quarantined and allows you to take action on them.

Understanding the vGW Series Main Module

Network

Displays a network activity summary, top protocols, sources, destinations, talkers, and connections.

Understanding the vGW Series Network Module

Firewall

Manages and installs policies, and displays logs.

Understanding the vGW Series Firewall Module

IDS

Monitors all network traffic or a selected subset of VMs or protocols.

Understanding the vGW Series IDS Module

AntiVirus

Protects VMs by detecting malware, and it quarantines affected files or VMs.

Understanding vGW Series AntiVirus

Introspection

Scans systems and reports on the software running in each VM (operating systems, patch-levels, and applications).

It includes an Image Enforcer feature that allows you to specify VM templates or active VMs whose configurations are used as Gold Image comparison points. Contents of VMs are compared against the Gold Image.

Understanding the vGW Series Introspection Module

Compliance

Monitors the virtual infrastructure against a predefined set of rules to guarantee all components are configured securely.

Understanding the vGW Series Compliance Module.

Reports

Produces detailed system and security reports.

Understanding the vGW Series Reports Module.

Settings

Controls configuration settings, including passwords.

Understanding the vGW Series Settings Module

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