ASDM/ASA error message

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Oct 9th, 2009
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I have been receiving the following message from ASDM when attempting to launch it

"ASDM is unable to read the configuration from the ASA, Please check the configuration and connection" I was able to launch it from the ASA, why can't it connect back for the configuration?

ASA is version 7.0(8) and ASDM is 5.0(8).

Thanks in advance.

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Jagdeep Gambhir Fri, 10/09/2009 - 12:56
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Please see this bug, CSCsv12681 Bug Details Error while loading ASDM: "Unconnected sockets not implemented"


While loading ASDM, a dialog is displayed that says:"ASDM cannot be loaded. Click OK to exit ASDM.

Unconnected sockets not implemented"

This occurs when using Java 6 Update 10 or later.


ASDM version 5.0 or later running on ASA, PIX or FWSM and using Java 6

Update 10 or later.


Use Java 6 Update 7.


To fix the issue we can upgrade the firewall to 7.2.4 code and

simultaneously we can upgrade the ASDM to asdm-52452.bin .



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Richard Burts Mon, 10/12/2009 - 13:24
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I did the code upgrade which JG suggests and found it effective in resolving this problem.




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