• Security
  • Cisco ASA Failover Best Practice

    Security-ASA-5520_frnt_back_rt_1000

    Here’s the recommended best practice to configure Failover on Cisco ASA. Active unit: interface Ethernet0/0  duplex full  nameif outside ip address 10.67.78.1 255.255.255.248 standby 10.67.78.2 no shutdown interface Ethernet0/1  duplex full  nameif inside  ip address 172.16.0.1 255.255.255.0 standby 172.16.0.2 no shutdown interface Ethernet0/2  description STATE Failover Interface no shutdown interface Ethernet0/3  description LAN Failover Interface […]

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  • Initial Installation and Configuration on Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services and FireSIGHT Defense Center (pt. 2)

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    Part 1: http://furiousfiber.com/installation-configuration-cisco-asa-firepower-services-firesight-defense-center/ After you configured the network of the Defense Center, browse to it (https://<Defense Center IP>) and login with the same credentials as before. You will be asked to change the password and configure the network settings such as hostname, DNS, NTP, etc. You can skip the Device Configuration for later. Go to […]

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  • Initial Installation and Configuration on Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services and FireSIGHT Defense Center (pt. 1)

    security-asa-5525-x-firepower-services

    Requirements First you need to download the boot and system files from Cisco downloads (license required), e.g: asasfr-5500x-boot-5.3.1-152.img asasfr-sys-5.3.1-152.pkg Sourcefire_Defense_Center_Virtual64_VMware-ESXi-5.4.0-763.ovf Install FirePOWER Services on ASA # sh module The ASA can only run a single software module, so if the IPS module is running, shut it down. # sw-module module ips shutdown # sw-module module […]