ASA upgrade procedure from 7.x to 8.x

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Dec 21st, 2007

I want to upgrade ASA from 7.0(1) to 8.0(2))and ASDM 5.2(1)to 6.0(2)for Cisco ASA 5505,but I only find a upgrade procedure for ASA from 7.0(1) to 7.0(2) and ASDM 5.2(1) to 5.2(2).

Please everyone can recommended me some tips about upgrade procedure, thanks all

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JORGE RODRIGUEZ Fri, 12/21/2007 - 22:26

I am not aware of code sequence steps upgrade for the ASA platform going from 7.x to 8.x.. Going through some docs to verify I did not come accross any warning notes when upgrading from 7.x to 8.x, so you should be able to upgrade both code and asdm to latest versions. if need more assistance let us know.

Go over this release note for version 8.0, again.. I do not see any code upgrade pre-requisites sequence for upgrading asa 7.0 straight to 8.0

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/asa80/release/notes/arn803n.html#wp37869

Other ASA code releases ,refer to"upgrading to new software" section on each code release link it should tell you about upgrading-downgrading procedures notes only from 7.2 to 8.0 and vice versa, but not mention on 7.0.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6120/prod_release_notes_list.html

Rgds

Jorge

mvsheik123 Mon, 12/31/2007 - 11:33

May be too late to answer, but if you look at the TAC case # K63074088

Title: How to upgrade the software image on Adaptive Security Appliance 5500 Series to 7.x in a failover pair.

using the same procedure, i have upgraded ASA5505 (single unit) image from 7.2 to 8.0 (3)

hth

MS

Thank

borisloong Fri, 01/18/2008 - 14:46

Thanks your recommendation, if I have license to get ASA 8.03, how to get this ASA version, thanks for your help.

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