ASA5520 physical memory slots

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Jun 28th, 2010
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We have two ASA5520 firewalls running 8.0(4).


256MB Flash

CPU Pentium 4, Celeron 2000 MHz

Purchased 2008

We need to upgrade the memory to 2GB DRAM to support 8.3 but I keep seeing hardware restrictions related to physical memory slots on the motherboard that prevents this physical memory upgrade. I keep reading that folks have ordered the 2GB DRAM (2 sticks of 1GB each) and discover the ASA5520 firewall motherboard has only a single slot for memory.

Anyone experience this issue? How can I determine the number of physical memory slots before I open the cover or better yet before we order the memory?

Thank you


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Jennifer Halim Tue, 06/29/2010 - 04:39
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You would need to open the ASA cover to check whether it comes with a single slot or multiple slots to determine that.

If you find only a single slot, pls open a TAC case. Otherwise, I guess you can proceed to purchase the 2GIG memory upgrade.


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