Thanks for the link. Since this past July, I've been recommending to all my clients that they go with the ASA. It did confuse me that I didn't see any end-of-life announcement since it was really obvious that the 5505 was replacing the low end 501 and 506 and they couldn't be upgraded to a recent firmware version either. I wonder why it took them so long.
There are a number of things that determine when an old product can go EoS. One major item is FIPS/Common Criteria. The new platform should (must really) attain certification/approval before the old one can be EoS/EoL.
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Direct your browser to https://hostname/, and log-in using the user-name and password.
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We have configured the outside and inside Interface with official ipv6 adresses, set a default route on outside Interface to our router, we also have definied a rule , which also gets hits, to permit tcp from inside Interface to any6.
In Syslog I also se...