password reset on a older ASA-SSM-20

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Dec 5th, 2009
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Hi I have takken over a running ASA with a ASA-SSM-20

but nowhere can i find the password

and the asa is running 8.0.3 but the SSM is only running 5.1

so the command hw-module module x password-reset dosn't work

anybody there have an idea how to fix it

thanks in advance

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Armando Yesua G... Wed, 12/09/2009 - 07:00
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In that case then the only way to recover 
the password is to perform a re-image of the AIP-SSM.

You can perform the re-image via tftp using the commands
'hardware-module module 1 recover configure' and then 'hardware-module
module 1 recover boot'

Link Re-image instructions

hope this helps




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