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Feb 27th, 2008
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We want to purchase ASA5550, this FW come with 8 Gig interface + 1 FE + 4 gig SFP. My questions are:

1) Can we use all these interface "or if we use the copper the fiber are disabled"?

2)We want to use: One copper interface "As an Outside Interface"

, Three copper interfaces "An an Inside Interface" and One fiber interface for failover. Can we do that?


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tmesbah Wed, 02/27/2008 - 14:22
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I can do it in my first or second question ?

Or in both ?


abinjola Wed, 02/27/2008 - 14:26
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you can use in both option 1 and 2

andrew.burns Wed, 03/05/2008 - 09:11
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1) You can't use all the interfaces at the same time. Basically the 5550 has two buses, corresponding to Slot0 and Slot1. The 4 copper ports in Slot0 can always be used. However, you can only use a total of 4 ports from Slot1, which can 4 fibre, 4 copper, or any combination.

2) Not sure exactly what you mean by 3 copper interfaces "as inside", do you mean 3 separate DMZ's?




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