Connecting to PIX 515 after lock-out

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May 18th, 2007
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Trying to perform password recovery on Pix 515. Put my laptop on & PIX on, connecting via Eth0 but cannot ping thru. In monitor mode now (via hyperterm). Tried cross-over & straight...any ideas on what I am doing wrong??? thanks so much in advance

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hoogen_82 Fri, 05/18/2007 - 10:59
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Did you set the interface outside command? Is your connection up?

This should be your procedure

monitor>interface 0

0: i8255X @ PCI(bus:0 dev:13 irq:10)

1: i8255X @ PCI(bus:0 dev:14 irq:7 )

Using 0: i82559 @ PCI(bus:0 dev:13 irq:10), MAC: 0050.54ff.82b9





monitor>file np52.bin

file np52.bin




Sending 5, 100-byte 0xf8d3 ICMP Echoes to, timeout is 4 seconds:


Success rate is 100 percent (5/5)


tftp [email protected] via

Received 73728 bytes


Do rate if this helps :)

mauldin2006 Fri, 05/18/2007 - 11:58
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Yes, thanks...I followed TID exactly and after turning off WIndows Defender on my laptop, I am able to ping one-way. Do I need a crossover cable attached from my PIX ether0 also? I didn't think I can TFTP viathe blue console cable & hyperterminal. ???

zulqurnain Sat, 05/19/2007 - 07:02
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YES, if you are planning to TFTP your config then you would have to connect a crossover cable on your ethernet0 while connected via blue console cable & hyperterminal.

hoogen_82 Sat, 05/19/2007 - 09:11
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You definately need a cross cable. Ping one way, are you sure you have your Windows firewall turned off in case you are running XP.



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