Whenever I make a connection to the Cisco ASA 5505 through the serial console cable and Putty I get nothing but random characters displayed on the screen. I have checked with Hyperterminal as well with the same results. I have tried different baud rates suggested by Cisco. Any suggestions? This ASA is in front of a dedicated server that is colocated and out of my physical reach. I am having the company connect a new console cable, but I want to see if anyone else had any suggestions.
Can you try rebooting the ASA while connected to the console to see if it helps. The hyperterminal settings should be left at default setting. If you still don't get access I suspect this could be bad cable or console port.
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Network Object NATTwice NAT / Manual NATRule Types used per SectionNAT
Types used with Twice NAT / Manual NAT and Network Obje...
Table of Contents Introduction:This document describes details on how
NAT-T works. Background: ESP encrypts all critical information,
encapsulating the entire inner TCP/UDP datagram within an ESP header.
ESP is an IP protocol in the same sense that TCP an...