Install SSL Visibility Appliance with a Network Tap

To install the SSL Visibility Appliance with a passive security device that is connected to a tap in your network, follow the steps below.

For details about initial configuration and licensing of the SSL Visibility Appliance, refer to the Getting Started Guide for your appliance model.

  1. Connect the Management port on the SSL Visibility Appliance to your management network.

  2. Connect port 1 on the SSL Visibility Appliance to your tap.

  3. Connect the security device to port 2 on the SSL Visibility Appliance.

  4. (Optional) Connect a second tap to an aggregation port.

  5. (Optional) Connect one or two additional passive security devices to copy ports.

Next Step: Import Known Server Keys and Certificates