another question, I have an acl that deny's all outbound traffic except on a few ports, will I still be able to do so if I create this acl? do I add an addition record in my existing acl to permit icmp?
If I am too vague I am sorry, I wanted to ask the questions while they were still on my mind and my pix is at the house
Yes. That access-list I sampled would be applied to the outside interface. If you have an access-list on the inside interface already, you would also need to include the following to allow ICMP requests to go out:
access-l 102 permit icmp any any eq echo
Also, if you allow connections in from the outside for anything you may want to include unreachables to go out as well:
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