Category Archives: Firewalls

How to Reset a Cisco ASA 5505 Back to Factory Default

A power issue at a site (or someone at the site trying to help) fried the running config of an ASA 5505, so I used the steps found below to return the unit back to factory defaults and then restored … Continue reading

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Configured a L2TP/IPSEC VPN from Windows XP to Cisco ASA

It took several attempts to configure a working VPN using the 5505 ASDM GUI, in all I estimate approximately four hours of time spent trying to configure various VPNs and finally configuring the one I wanted which was the L2TP/IPSEC … Continue reading

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Install of cisco 5505 ASA

Finished the install of a Cisco 5505 security appliance recently, the install was a breeze as Cisco firewall installs go. I was very pleased with the ease and the functionality of the ASDM GUI interface. I have installed other Cisco … Continue reading

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