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How do i get an activation Key for Cisco PIX 515E?


I have erased the Cisco image from my PIX 515E, and while i tried to load a new image its asking for activation key. I tried its old key. but no use. Please help me on this.

PIX-515E# sh vers

Cisco PIX Firewall Version 6.3(1)

Cisco PIX Device Manager Version 3.0(1)

Compiled on Wed 19-Mar-03 11:49 by morlee

PIX-515-E up 37 mins 21 secs

Hardware:   PIX-515E, 32 MB RAM, CPU Pentium II 433 MHz

Flash E28F128J3 @ 0x300, 16MB

BIOS Flash AM29F400B @ 0xfffd8000, 32KB

0: ethernet0: address is 000e.846c.9598, irq 10

1: ethernet1: address is 000e.846c.9599, irq 11

2: ethernet2: address is 0002.b3e7.6d17, irq 11

Licensed Features:

Failover:           Disabled

VPN-DES:            Enabled

VPN-3DES-AES:       Enabled

Maximum Interfaces: 3

Cut-through Proxy:  Enabled

Guards:             Enabled

URL-filtering:      Enabled

Inside Hosts:       Unlimited

Throughput:         Unlimited

IKE peers:          Unlimited

This PIX has a Restricted (R) license.

Serial Number: 807500649 (0x30217b69)

Running Activation Key: 0xcc74f498 0xe024acd8 0xd4d1703b 0xc31a4602

Configuration last modified by enable_15 at 12:44:12.813 UTC Thu Apr 19 2012

Thanks in advance,

Shiva S

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How do i get an activation Key for Cisco PIX 515E?

Hi Siva,

If you have a valid contract with Cisco, kindly get in touch with our licensing team and they would assist you with re-hosting the license for the device.

Varun Rao
Security Team,
Cisco TAC

Thanks, Varun Rao Security Team, Cisco TAC
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