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ASDM on Ubuntu

Hi

Since a long time i'm dealing with different ASDM issues.

Now i have a new Problem ... and i can't fix it.

index.html shows up different ... so i cannot connect to the ASDM anymore with my Ubuntu (14.04) machine.

Can anybody help?

Does anybody know why ASDM is such a crap for a so long time?

Thanks a lot

Rainer

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VIP Purple

Here is what I do.  Install

Here is what I do.  Install java web start (aka icedtea).

sudo apt-get install icedtea-plugin

Then I have a single line script, which I call asdm.

javaws https://$1/admin/public/asdm.jnlp

Make it executable:

chmod +x asdm

Then to run ASDM on say, 1.2.3.4:

./asdm 1.2.3.4

This doesn't require any web browser, or web browser support.  It just uses the native installed java directly.

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This may have nothing to do

This may have nothing to do with ASDM. Firefox recently removed support for java plugins (java web start) from version 52.

https://www.java.com/en/download/help/firefox_java.xml

Did your Firefox browser recently update itself? If so, try using an older version of Firefox to see if you see the "Run ASDM" option.

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yes ... you are right! thanx

yes ... you are right! thanx

but i have the same issue with chrome.

is it possible to install ASDM on Ubuntu native?

on my MAC i can start ASDM, but it stops always when "discovering device Version" at 15%

I believe that chrome also

I believe that chrome also has the Java plug-in disabled by default for a while now. The ASDM release notes don't mention Ubuntu, but does mention other Linux distros. You  could try installing the ASDM if this gives you an option. Try the latest 7.7 which should have all the bug fixes.

Hall of Fame Super Silver

It's been a while but I've

It's been a while but I've installed and run ASDM on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS release.

As Rahul mentioned, it's 99% of the time a browser and Java issue that trips you up. If you update your Java and ASDM to the respective latest versions (though I'd back off one on ASDM TO 7.6(2)), you should have good compatibility.

If you can get the JNLP file to download then you can save and launch it locally as a Java Web Start app.

VIP Purple

Here is what I do.  Install

Here is what I do.  Install java web start (aka icedtea).

sudo apt-get install icedtea-plugin

Then I have a single line script, which I call asdm.

javaws https://$1/admin/public/asdm.jnlp

Make it executable:

chmod +x asdm

Then to run ASDM on say, 1.2.3.4:

./asdm 1.2.3.4

This doesn't require any web browser, or web browser support.  It just uses the native installed java directly.

Silver

Hi.

Hi.

Try installing Icedtea (icedtea-plugin) on Ubuntu. I use that on my Ubuntu workstations.

Thanks

John

Hall of Fame Super Silver

I just labbed it up and that

I just labbed it up and that worked fine. First I downloaded Java from Oracle and followed the instructions to enable it in Firefox. That allows Firefox to recognize Java is installed and it will then give you the option for downloading the JNLP file when you browse to your ASA address with /admin appended for management. 

Then install the plugin:

apt install icedtea-netx

Then after it installs, run the jnlp file from your ASA using javaws:

javaws <path>/asdm.jnlp

That got me up and running:

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