PIX515E OS 8.02 w/ASDM 6.02

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Aug 21st, 2007
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I am starting to notice some issues with this release. I have already noted that there appears to be issues with telnet/ssh/asdm access through an IPSec client to the management IP address of the PIX. I am also noticing that everytime the firewall is reloaded it looses the isakmp nat-traversal 20 command and I have to reapply it after the firewall has booted. I am 100% absolutely certain that I am writing to memory after each time I had to reinsert the command. Any one else out there experiencing issues with OS 8.02 on a PIX platform?

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purohit_810 Tue, 08/21/2007 - 18:43
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Run SH VER command: how it boots that it will show you in 3-4 Line of output.

Sh file system : It will show you FLASH: " RW or RO "

What is in from of Flash checkout, it must be RW. if it is RO than change permission as RW.


Dharmesh Purohit

david.keil Tue, 08/21/2007 - 20:05
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Thank you very much for your response. I ran the requested commands and everything appears to check out correctly. Please see the output below:

c-pix515e-fw# sh ver

Cisco PIX Security Appliance Software Version 8.0(2)

Device Manager Version 6.0(2)

Compiled on Fri 15-Jun-07 18:25 by builders

System image file is "flash:/image"

Config file at boot was "startup-config"

c-pix515e-fw up 10 hours 36 mins

Hardware: PIX-515E, 128 MB RAM, CPU Pentium II 433 MHz

Flash E28F128J3 @ 0xfff00000, 16MB

BIOS Flash AM29F400B @ 0xfffd8000, 32KB

Encryption hardware device : VAC+ (Crypto5823 revision 0x1)

0: Ext: Ethernet0 : address is 000b.4680.0000, irq 10

1: Ext: Ethernet1 : address is 000b.4680.0000, irq 11

2: Ext: Ethernet2 : address is 000f.a3e9.0000, irq 11

3: Ext: Ethernet3 : address is 000f.a3e9.0000, irq 10

4: Ext: Ethernet4 : address is 000f.a3e9.0000, irq 9

5: Ext: Ethernet5 : address is 000f.a3e9.0000, irq 5

Licensed features for this platform:

Maximum Physical Interfaces : 6

Maximum VLANs : 25

Inside Hosts : Unlimited

Failover : Active/Active

VPN-DES : Enabled

VPN-3DES-AES : Enabled

Cut-through Proxy : Enabled

Guards : Enabled

URL Filtering : Enabled

Security Contexts : 2

GTP/GPRS : Disabled

VPN Peers : Unlimited

This platform has an Unrestricted (UR) license.

Serial Number:

Running Activation Key:

Configuration last modified by username at 12:52:04.368 PDT Tue Aug 21 2007

c-pix515e-fw# sh file system

File Systems:

Size(b) Free(b) Type Flags Prefixes

- - network rw tftp:

- - opaque rw system:

- - network ro http:

- - network ro https:

- - network rw ftp:

* 16128000 1984512 disk rw flash:


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