Tag Archives: ASA5505

Cisco ASA: Setting up anyconnect vpn with SSL and IPsec

Introduction This post demonstrates how to set up anyconnect vpn for your mobile devices. In this post I am using an android mobile phone and downloaded anyconnect ICS+. Cisco ASA software version 9.1(4), ASDM version 7.1, with anyconnect essential license … Continue reading

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ASA5505 (ASA8.4): Block MSN and Yahoo IM

I bumped into a youtube demo instructing people how to block instant messenger, I did not watch the entire demo but searched for resource, I found the cisco documentation which documented the process. Capture IM traffic Create ACL of the … Continue reading

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ASA5505: Allow web surfing but disallow download with websense

I realized I have under utilized my ASA5505 at home, I actually ignored the fact that it can do layer7 inspection as well. I bumped into a post in Cisco support forum where a user requested “step-by-step configuration” to block … Continue reading

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ASA5505 8.4(3)9: Quick start to connect to your internet

This is not a guide, but a documentation to quickly start using the net, your computers that access internet are inside hosts, the hosts in the internet are outside hosts. The equipment for this documentation is ASA5505 with 8.4(3)9 software, … Continue reading

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ASA5505 memory upgrade

I bought a pair of 512MB memory to upgrade my ASA5505 security plus pair. There are many posts online which people had successfully upgraded their ASA5505 to 1GB. For ASA OS 8.4 to work on ASA5505 a minimum requirement of … Continue reading

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ASA5505:Manage your ASA with ASDM

I got a friend who asked me if I have enabled http service or not, I replied yes, he told me that he could access the page but the page showed page cannot be displayed..I did not take much heed … Continue reading

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ASA5505: Start from the easiest

Requirement Existing connections are present, recently you are tasked to add rules to the firewall. A new server is added to provide FTP and HTTP service, another new workstation is added that is tasked to retrieve data from new server … Continue reading

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