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You learn something new every day. Cisco ASA 5510 Lessons.

You learn something new every day. Cisco ASA 5510 Lessons.

1. The IPS module is not configured by default to bind to an interface. Found at (in the ASDM) Configuration > IPS > Policies > IPS Policies. I created a new policy that is now bound to the backplane interface using a new set of Event Action Rules (see below), now the IPS is dropping packets and creating alerts as it should. 2. To allow Instant Messenger you need to do two things: Allow IM in the firewall class maps….

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Cannot Connect to Cisco ASA 5510 with ASDM

Cannot Connect to Cisco ASA 5510 with ASDM

So, we have a couple Cisco ASA 5510 security appliances that we are working on. Here is the catch, when you attempt to connect to them using the ASDM tool downloaded from the device (or the CD from Cisco, or a download from Cisco’s website) you get a connection error “ASDM cannot read the configuration from the ASA”. After ensuring that the networking was indeed correct and I could reach the device I discovered (after several hours) that the ASDM…

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