ASA upgrade to support IPS feature

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Mar 19th, 2009
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is it possible to upgrade an ASA firewall without IPS feature to support it.

for example: from ASA5510-BUN-K9 to ASA5510-AIP10-K9.

is it a software upgrade only or must we add also some hardware?

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Syed Iftekhar Ahmed Thu, 03/19/2009 - 02:09
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You need Cisco AIP SSM module (Hadware) for Adding IPS functionality. You also need Cisco IPS Service (Annual signature subscription) to update the signatures.

AIP-SSM-10 works with ASA5510

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