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About Configuring Network Interfaces

Applies to Product: USM ApplianceTM AlienVault OSSIMTM

An AlienVault USM Appliance All-in-One comes with six network interfaces, numbered eth0 to eth5. USM Appliance uses these interfaces to perform the following functions:

  • Monitor the network, using its built-in IDS capabilities
  • Run asset scans
  • Collect log data from your assets
  • Run vulnerability scans
  • Generate network flows

The interfaces include the options described in the following subtopics.