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Cisco IPS SSM 10 Sensor can't update signature file from ASA 5510

Cisco ASA 5510 IPS Firewall with ASA-SSM-10 Module.  I am trying to do a manual update of the signature file and get the following error:

Error: execUpgradeSoftware : couldn't connect to host



I have confirmed that I can ping the ftp server successfully from the ASA and the command I am trying to use from the configure terminal of the module is:


upgrade ftp://david@


I have also tried via http and it does not work as well.  Any thoughts?


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to connect to ftp there

to connect to ftp there should be username usually anonymous and password whitch can be any. check in ftp server



aip_ssm_card# copy license-key 

User: anonymous

Password: *********
the username and/or the password are incorrect


aip_ssm_card# copy license-key 

User: 123

Password: ***
File opening error


I made special user 123 on ftp server with password 123


aip_ssm_card# copy license-key 

User: 123

Password: ***



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I have tried with anonymous

I have tried with anonymous login and get same error. Thank you

try another ftp server. I

try another ftp server. I tryed several before find one witch works. but now all deleted fron my pc.