PIX 515 7.2(1) always reload

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Dec 16th, 2009

Hi All,

   I have a big problem, I hope you can help me here. Since yesterday, I found out that my Pix Firewall keeps reloading until now. Is there someone out there experience this thing? Please help!!

many thanks,

reymon

I have this problem too.
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Correct Answer by yamramos.tueme about 7 years 1 month ago

Hi Reymon!

Have you checked if the ASA is crashing?  You can check by using the "show crash" command and if it is it will give you a big output.  You can also try setting a syslog; perhaps this can help you to get more information on what is going on.

Cheers!

- Yamil

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yamramos.tueme Thu, 12/17/2009 - 11:03

Hi Reymon!

Have you checked if the ASA is crashing?  You can check by using the "show crash" command and if it is it will give you a big output.  You can also try setting a syslog; perhaps this can help you to get more information on what is going on.

Cheers!

- Yamil

Mhon Baul Wed, 12/23/2009 - 21:49

Hi Yamil,

  Thanks for your reply. I check the crash file and  send to a cisco partner and they told me that the IOS is hit by a bug. I upgrade the IOS to 7.2(3) and so far  its not reloading anymore.

Thanks,

reymon

vilaxmi Fri, 12/25/2009 - 23:24

Yes, they are right. Your OS on the firewall was definitely hit by a bug. I have seen such issues on a failover pair running 7.2.. version where active gets stuck in a reload cycle. I don't remember the exact bug ID on top of my mind, though I guess its a public bug which you can pretty much dig.:).

Cheers.

Vijaya

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