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Configuring vendor-specific devices

BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management supports the following devices:

Supported firewalls

VendorDeviceSupported modelsOS/OVA
  • Adaptive Security Appliance 
  • PIX Firewalls
  • Catalyst 6500 Firewall Switching Modules
  • ASA
  • ASA 7.0
  • PIXOS 4.1 and higher
  • FWSM 2.2 and 3.1(10)
  • OS-PIX 8.7(1)4 with VNMC 2.0 (3f)
CiscoCisco VSG firewall


  • VSG1.3.1a OVA with VNMC 2.0 (3f)
  • VSG2.1.3 OVA with PNSC 3.0

Fortinet FortiGate firewall

All modelsFortiOS 4.0, 5.x
JuniperJuniper SRX firewallSRX3400, all models

JUNOS 11.4R11.4

Palo AltoPalo Alto
PA-4050OS 5.x

VMware vShield App firewall

 vSphere/vShield Manager 5.1.2

Supported load balancers

VendorDeviceSupported modelsOS
CiscoCisco Application Control EngineACE10-6500-K9ACSW 3.0(0)A2(1.6a)
CitrixCitrix Netscaler VPX load balancersNetScaler Virtual Appliance 450010

OS- NS10.1: Build 119.7

F5F5 BIG-IP TMSHBIG-IP Virtual EditionBIG-IP TMOS 11.5.0

Supported switches and routers

VendorDeviceSupported modelsOS/OVA
CiscoIOS Switch/RouterAll modelsIOS 10.3 to 15.x
CiscoIOS Switch/RouterASR1000 SeriesIOS XE 12.2 and higher
CiscoIOS Switch/RouterCSR 1000V
IOS 15.4(2)S, X86_64_LINUX_IOSD-UNIVERSALK9-M / csr1000v-universalk9.03.12.00.S.154-2.S-std.ova
CiscoIOS XR RouterASR9000, XR12000, CRS-1IOS XR 3.9.0 and higher
CiscoNexus Switch1000, 5000, and 7000 series and virtual security gatewayNX-OS 4.x, 5.x
VMwareVMware vSwitchAll models of VMware vNetwork Standard Switch (vSS) or vNetwork Distributed Switch (vDS) on an ESX ServervSphere 4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0


VendorDeviceSupported modelsOS
Cisco6120 and 6140 Fabric InterconnectsN20-C6508NX-OS 2.0(2q)
CiscoVNMC Virtual ApplianceAll modelsVNMC 1.x, VNMC 2.0 (3f), VNMC (PNSC)  3.0

Configuring BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management with BMC Network Automation

The topics in this section contain information about configuring BMC Network Automation to work with devices for specific vendors.

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