How to add a DMZ to Cisco ASA5505 from remote location

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Jun 23rd, 2008
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We have a remote branch with an ASA5505 firewall. Is it possible to access the firewall securely/SSH and configure a DMZ on the above?

Correct Answer by Jon Marshall about 9 years 1 month ago
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Jon Marshall Mon, 06/23/2008 - 11:36
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It's perfectly possible but you would need to have setup SSH/VPN access first. In addition you would need to have the ASA interface that you want to configure as a DMZ interface already patched into a switch and you would probably, although not necessarily, need access to the switch.

If you don't already SSH access setup then unless you can connect through the ASA onto a router/switch inside the remote branch and then connect back to the ASA device you would need to visit the site, or talk someone through setting up SSH.


saidfrh Mon, 06/23/2008 - 11:44
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SSH is setup in the remote ASA5505. I can walk someone to connect a computer to an open port on the firewall. Now I have to research configuring using IOS, rather than using ASDM. Thanks.


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