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Need help upgrading ASA5505 EasyVPN client

I have a handful of ASA5505's deployed as EasyVPN client devices and would like to upgrade the software in one of them remotely. I can telnet and ASDM to the devices but I cannot perform a software upgrade via the CLI / tftp nor the ASDM. Any ideas on what I need to do to make this work?

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Re: Need help upgrading ASA5505 EasyVPN client

Found a solution

add

tftp-server

I then issued the copy tftp flash command

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Re: Need help upgrading ASA5505 EasyVPN client

I am having similar trouble.  I haven't found a solution yet.  Any ideas?

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Re: Need help upgrading ASA5505 EasyVPN client

Found a solution

add

tftp-server

I then issued the copy tftp flash command

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Re: Need help upgrading ASA5505 EasyVPN client

Looks like this is the answer. Only problem now is it is taking forever to transfer the latest 16M .bin software file and unfortunately I haven't had a successful transfer yet. Too may retries and errors. Thank you for the answer though!

JF

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Re: Need help upgrading ASA5505 EasyVPN client

I had trouble (failed transfers) when I used my laptop (Windows XP and Solarwinds TFTP server).  I switched to Ubuntu server and did not have trouble.

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Re: Need help upgrading ASA5505 EasyVPN client

I found a Windows tftp server that works as well while scouring cisco.com for some other info.

http://tftpd32.jounin.net/tftpd32.html

The telnet session times out during the transfer but the tftp server continues the transfer successfully.

Once again, thanks for the answer. We're good to go now!

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