Collin Clark Thu, 03/26/2009 - 07:36

PIX(config)#hostname PIXOne


PIXOne(config)#ca generate rsa key 1024

PIXOne(config)#ssh time-out 60

PIXOne(config)#ssh outside

PIXOne(config)#passwd your_secret_password


PIXOne#wr mem

The ssh outside line should be changed to be the address you want to manage the ASA from. Limit this to as few addresses as possible.

Hope that helps.

mburguk1000 Thu, 03/26/2009 - 07:48

Thanks for your swift reply, is that method just using a password and no other means of authentication

Collin Clark Thu, 03/26/2009 - 07:50

Yes. You can configure other methods though (local, radius, tacacs, etc).

vikram_anumukonda Thu, 03/26/2009 - 07:53

Step 1.

domain-name name

Step 2.

crypto key generate rsa



Step 3.

Enable SSH on an interface.

ssh x.x.x.x netmask outside

default username & password are pix/cisco


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