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firewall mode doesn't changed from single to multiple mode.!

Hello.

I trie to change firewall mode from single to multiple, but It won't wrok,

I don't know why is it!.

please check up follwoing log.

Proceed with change mode? [confirm]

FWSM_ACT#

[Resuming connection 1 to 127.0.0.71 ... ]

Convert the system configuration? [confirm]

!

The old running configuration file will be written to disk

!

1385 bytes copied in 0.860 secs

The admin context configlet will be written to disk

!

1228 bytes copied in 0.920 secs

The new running configuration file was written to flash

Firewall mode: multiple

00:29:40: %MFIB_CONST_RP-6-REPLICATION_MODE_CHANGE: Replication Mode Change Detected. Current system replication mode is

Egress

00:29:40: SP: The PC in slot 7 is shutting down. Please wait ...

00:29:40: SP: PC shutdown completed for module 7

00:29:40: %STANDBY-6-STATECHANGE: Vlan112 Group 112 state Active -> Init

00:29:41: %C6KPWR-SP-4-DISABLED: power to module in slot 7 set off (Reset)

FWSM_ACT#discon

Closing connection to 127.0.0.71 [confirm]

FWSM_ACT#

FWSM#

FWSM# show mode

Firewall mode: single

The flash mode is the SAME as the running mode.

FWSM#

FWSM#

FWSM Firewall Version 2.3(5)

Compiled on Sun 08-Jul-07 19:28 by dalecki

FWSM up 8 mins 13 secs

Hardware: WS-SVC-FWM-1, 1024 MB RAM, CPU Pentium III 1000 MHz

Flash 04-29-05STI Flash 7.2.0 @ 0xc321, 20MB

0: gb-ethernet0: irq 5

1: gb-ethernet1: irq 7

2: ethernet0: irq 11

Licensed Features:

Failover: Enabled

VPN-DES: Enabled

VPN-3DES: Enabled

Maximum Interfaces: 256

Cut-through Proxy: Enabled

Guards: Enabled

URL-filtering: Enabled

Throughput: Unlimited

ISAKMP peers: Unlimited

Security Contexts: 2

This machine has an Unrestricted (UR) license.

Serial Number: ###########

Running Activation Key: 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000

Configuration last modified by enable_15 at 04:50:25 May 12 2009

FWSM#

regarding above log, I must be changed to multiple configuration, after reload, the firewall mode is single, it is not changed to multiple mode. why?

your advice appreciate to me!

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Re: firewall mode doesn't changed from single to multiple mode.!

This document describes the steps used to configure multiple context in Firewall Service Module (FWSM).

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/modules/ps2706/products_configuration_example09186a00809bfce4.shtml

pls rate

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Re: firewall mode doesn't changed from single to multiple mode.!

One thing on Cisco.com I found that may be of interest was this quote:

"Multiple context mode does not support dynamic routing protocols such as RIP and OSPF. Use static routing instead."

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