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ASDM unable to launch device manager

hi, i have installed ASA 5550 and every thing works fine, one day i noticed that my ASDM is not working. when i try to connect it gives me error " unable to launch device manager from xx.xx.xx.xx ip "

i have enabled http server and also http xx.xx.xx.xx 255.255.255.255 inside.

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Re: ASDM unable to launch device manager

Hi,

1.Have you configure webvpn on same port where ASDM is running. ?

2.ASDM and WebVPN cannot be enabled on the same interface of the ASA, as both are listening on the same port, 443, by default.

3.Solution would be you can either change the https server port number for launching ASDM, or the listening port for WebVPN in order to overcome this problem.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6120/products_tech_note09186a00807be2a1.shtml

HTH..rate if helpful..

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Re: ASDM unable to launch device manager

hi satish

i have not configured webvpn.

Re: ASDM unable to launch device manager

What log messages are generated ?

Can you paste the logs ?

New Member

Re: ASDM unable to launch device manager

thanks for your help my issue is resolved

Re: ASDM unable to launch device manager

Can you share, how issue is resolved ??

New Member

Hi, I had the same problem

Hi, I had the same problem with asdm on Cisco ASA 8.4(2).

 

I tried changing the port of WebVpn but the issue was not resolved.

Then I checked the security settings of Java.

I added the asdm URL i.e., https://10.0.0.1 to the Security TAB of the Java Control Panel...

 

Added the URL from Edit Site List...>Typed the URL and clicked Add.

 

And this resolved my asdm issue.

 

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Re: ASDM unable to launch device manager

Hi,

I too am having this problem.

I have done a show run and found that the http server is enabled on both inside and outside

The webvpn is enabled on the outside interface

I am able to connect the VPN, but then when i try and launch the ASDM client it says that it cannot launch

if i browse to https://ip_address_of _ASA it does not display a page.

I was going to follow the article that you posted but my question is that when I VPN in and launch the ASDM pointing to the internal IP of the ASA, that means that there should be no conflict due to the webvpn cleint not being enabled on the inside interface.

So I am confused now.

Any help appreciated.

Mario

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Re: ASDM unable to launch device manager

just also found out that i am running ASA 8.0 (4)

so i do not think that article applies to me.

Any other thoughts/suggestions would be very helpful.

Mario

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ASDM unable to launch device manager

Issue with ASDM previously working then misteriously one day it stops working and your unable to connect to it. Is directly related to a java update, I downgraded from Java Version 7.5 to 6.4 and I am successfully able to connect to my ASA again.

Here are the files if you need them for either x64 or x86

http://tcpsolution.com/files/java/jre-6u43-windows-i586.exe

http://tcpsolution.com/files/java/jre-6u43-windows-x64.exe

http://tcpsolution.com/files/java/jre-7u40-windows-i586.exe

http://tcpsolution.com/files/java/jre-7u40-windows-x64.exe

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ASDM unable to launch device manager

Thank you.

This solves the problem.

New Member

This saved me too.  And you

This saved me too.  And you don't necessarily have to remove your current version of Java.  I just installed 6u43, and then edited the shortcut that starts Cisco ASDM and changed the path to javaws to point to the path for 6u43.

Thanks for the hint!

"Ferris Bueller, you're my hero"

New Member

Hi Steve,Another acceptance

Hi Steve,

Another confirmation that rolling back Java to 6 resolved the issue. 

 

Thanks for the fix mate smiley

 

/Cheers

 

New Member

ASDM unable to launch device manager

I had issue login into ASDM as well after genarating a self signed cert required for vpn server.   The issue fixed when i added cert to my java keystore.   The java console will show what exactly the issue is.

New Member

Now I am having the same

Now I am having the same issue.

It Says Unable to launch device manager from x.x.x.x

http://i59.tinypic.com/1zg9sgg.jpg

 

 

java is the culprit, change

java is the culprit, change it with Ver 7 45

http://javadl.sun.com/webapps/download/AutoDL?BundleId=81819

I had the same problem then i change with this version, now is good to go.

kazim

I realise this thread is

I realise this thread is super old, but the exact same thing just happened to me. #*$*@(!*&@#ing JAVA!!!! Errrrrrgh! (Now I have to add every damned firewall I manage into my Java console... $#^&@@&*@)(*#*(&#$)*&#A$&(*)#$@#*&*@

Sorry I'm a little frustrated here. (If anyone works at Oracle and reads this thread, do me a favor as California is too far away, take a baseball bat and hit yourself in the head, really hard.) I think it's safe to assume if I voluntarily hit a web page with Java you don't have to outright block it without so much as a by-your-leave. Hint, if you want to stop something, prompt the user, we're not all blithering mouth breathing Trump voting idiots. Now go hang your head in shame.

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