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ASA image


I have 2 ASA 550, one is active with its failover with version 7.2(2).

I want to upgrade this image to 8.0(3), if this possible, and if so, i must do it for every one alone or on one of them and it will be copied by default to the failover.

Here you are my ASA version:

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software Version 7.2(2)
Device Manager Version 5.2(2)

Compiled on Wed 22-Nov-06 14:16 by builders
System image file is "disk0:/asa722-k8.bin"
Config file at boot was "startup-config"

Primary-ASA-Plant up 13 days 15 hours
failover cluster up 13 days 15 hours

Hardware:   ASA5510-K8, 256 MB RAM, CPU Pentium 4 Celeron 1600 MHz
Internal ATA Compact Flash, 256MB
BIOS Flash M50FW080 @ 0xffe00000, 1024KB

Encryption hardware device : Cisco ASA-55x0 on-board accelerator (revision 0x0)
                             Boot microcode   : CNlite-MC-Boot-Cisco-1.2
                             SSL/IKE microcode: CNlite-MC-IPSEC-Admin-3.03
                             IPSec microcode  : CNlite-MC-IPSECm-MAIN-2.04
0: Ext: Ethernet0/0         : address is 001b.53fe.eb0a, irq 9
1: Ext: Ethernet0/1         : address is 001b.53fe.eb0b, irq 9
2: Ext: Ethernet0/2         : address is 001b.53fe.eb0c, irq 9
3: Ext: Ethernet0/3         : address is 001b.53fe.eb0d, irq 9
4: Ext: Management0/0       : address is 001b.53fe.eb09, irq 11
5: Int: Internal-Data0/0    : address is 0000.0001.0002, irq 11
6: Int: Internal-Control0/0 : address is 0000.0001.0001, irq 5

Licensed features for this platform:
Maximum Physical Interfaces : Unlimited
Maximum VLANs               : 100      
Inside Hosts                : Unlimited
Failover                    : Active/Active
VPN-DES                     : Enabled  
VPN-3DES-AES                : Enabled  
Security Contexts           : 2        
GTP/GPRS                    : Disabled 
VPN Peers                   : 250      
WebVPN Peers                : 2       

This platform has an ASA 5510 Security Plus license.

Serial Number: JMX1120L0R4
Running Activation Key: 0xca0b6378 0x089236f1 0x6ce17d60 0xbeec9854 0x42001e80
Configuration register is 0x1
Configuration last modified by enable_1 at 06:34:23.198 UTC Tue May 4 2010

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Re: ASA image

You would need to manually upgrade each ASA firewall.

I would recommend that you upgrade it to version 8.0.5 instead as it is the latest in the 8.0 version.

Here is the upgrade procedure for ASA running in failover mode:

Hope that helps.

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