CDO Services Page

The Services page displays a list of services that CDO provides. Selecting the FMC tab lists the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center that is linked to the CDO account and all the on-prem management centers onboarded to CDO. The devices that are managed by these on-prem management centers are listed in the Inventory page. The Services page also lists the secure connectors under the Secure Connectors tab.

You can click the FMC tab and onboard an on-prem management center by clicking the blue plus icon (), and perform device actions using the options in the right pane. You can also see device information such as version, number of devices being managed by the management center, device type, and the synchronization status of the device. Clicking on the managed devices icon takes you to the Inventory page, where devices managed by the selected on-prem management center are filtered automatically and displayed. The Services page also allows you to select more than one on-prem management center at a time for you to perform actions on a group of management centers all at once. You cannot select any on-prem management center while the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center is selected. To add a new secure connector or perform actions on existing secure connectors, choose the Secure Connectors tab and click .

Navigate Tools & Services > Firewall Management Center.

For your cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center, the Services page displays the following information:

  • If you do not have a cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center deployed on your tenant, click Enable Cloud-Delivered FMC. See Enable Cloud-Delivered Firewall Management Center on Your CDO Tenant for more information.

  • The number of Secure Firewall Threat Defense devices deployed on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center.

  • Status of the connection between CDO and the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center page.

  • The last heartbeat of the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center. This represents the last time the status of the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center itself and the number of devices that it manages were synchronized with the table on this page.

  • The hostname of the selected cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center.

Choose Cloud-Delivered FMC and using the links in the Actions, Management, or Settings pane, you open the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center user interface to perform the configuration tasks that are associated with the link you clicked.

Actions:

  • Check For Changes: The Device Count and Status information in the table will be updated with the information available the last time this page and the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center were synchronized. Synchronization happens every 10 minutes.

  • Deployment: Takes you to the device configuration deployment page on cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center. See Deploy Configuration Changes.

  • Workflows: Takes you to the Workflows page to monitor every process that CDO runs when communicating with devices. See Workflows page.

  • API Explorer: Takes you to the page that lists the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center REST APIs. See Secure Firewall Management Center REST API Guide.

Management:

  • Devices: Takes you to the threat defense device listing page on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal. See Configure Devices.

  • Policies: Takes you to the policies page on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal to edit system-provided access control policies and create custom access control policies. See Manage Access Control Policies.

  • Objects: Takes you to the policies page on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal to manage reusable objects. See Object Management.

  • NAT: Takes you to the policies page on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal to configure Network Address Translation policies on the threat defense devices. See Manage NAT policies.

  • Site to Site VPN: Takes you to the site-to-site VPN dashboard page on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal to configure site-to-site VPN policy between two sites. See Site-to-Site VPNs.

  • Remote Access VPN: Takes you to the remote access VPN dashboard page on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal to configure a remote access VPN configuration. See Remote Access VPN.

  • Platform Settings: Takes you to the platform settings page on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal configure a range of unrelated features whose values you might want to share among several devices. See Platform Settings.

System:

  • Configuration: Takes you to the system configuration settings page on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal to configure system configuration settings. See System Configuration.

  • Smart Licenses: Takes you to the smart licenses page on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal to assign licenses to devices. See Assign Licenses to Devices.

  • AMP Management: Takes you to the AMP management page on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal that provides intelligence that the system uses to detect and block malware on your network. See Cloud Connections for Malware Protection.

  • Device Health: Takes you to the health monitoring page on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal that tracks various health indicators to ensure that the hardware and software in the system are working correctly. See About Health Monitoring.

  • Audit: Takes you to the audit log page on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal to show the generated audit record for each user interaction with the web interface.

  • Cisco Cloud Events: Takes you to the configure Cisco Cloud events page on the CDO portal to configure cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center to send events directly to SAL (SaaS). See Send Events to SAL (SaaS).

After opening the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center page, click the blue question mark button and select Page-level Help to learn more about the page you are on and what further action you can take.

Support to Open CDO and Cloud-Delivered Firewall Management Center Applications on Different Tabs

As you configure threat defense devices or objects in the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center, you can open the appropriate configuration pages in additional browser tabs to work simultaneously in the CDO and the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portals without logging off. For example, you can create an object on the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center and simultaneously monitor event logs on CDO that are generated from the security policies.

This feature is available for all CDO links that navigate to the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal. To open the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal in a new tab:

On the CDO portal, press and hold the Ctrl (Windows) or Command (Mac) button, then click the corresponding link.

Note

A single click opens the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center page in the same tab.

Here are some examples of opening the cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal page in a new tab:

  • Choose Tools & Services > Firewall Management Center and select Cloud-Delivered FMC.

    In the right pane, press and hold the Ctrl (Windows) or Command (Mac) button, and then click the page that you want to access.

  • Choose Objects > Other FTD Objects.

  • Click the search icon in the top-right corner of the CDO page and enter the search strings in the search field that appears.

    From the search result, press and hold the Ctrl (Windows) or Command (Mac) button, and then click the arrow icon.

  • Choose Dashboard > Quick Actions.

    Press and hold the Ctrl (Windows) or Command (Mac) button, and then click Manage FTD Policies or Manage FTD Objects.

Note

When you switch to a new CDO tenant, the corresponding cloud-delivered Firewall Management Center portal already opened in a new tab logs out.

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