Cisco ASA Master PassPhrase

“Sponsored Links” There are several configuration features on Cisco ASA that require some sort of password or secret-key that you need to enter. Some examples include: VPN pre-shared keys (either for site-to-site IPSEC VPN or for Remote Access). AAA server secret key when communicating with a RADIUS server. Routing Protocols keys (for OSPF, EIGRP). Secret […]

How to Configure OSPF on Cisco ASA Firewall

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) is quite a versatile device integrating application-aware firewall, SSL and IPsec VPN, intrusion prevention system (IPS), antivirus, antispam, antiphishing, and web filtering services. Cisco ASA also supports routing protocols such as Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), and last but not least, Open Shortest Path First […]

Initial Configuration of Cisco ASA For ASDM Access

In this first Video Tutorial I will show you how to enable initial access to the ASA device in order to connect with ASDM graphical interface or with SSH. The network topology is shown below: First we need to have console access (with a serial console cable) to the device in order to configure some […]

Site to Site VPN between Cisco ASA and Router

In this post we will configure Site-to-Site IPSEC VPN between a Cisco IOS Router and ASA Firewall. ASA configuration is not much different from Cisco IOS with regards to IPSEC VPN since the fundamental concepts are the same. Let’s start our LAB example and we’ll see how it’s done. Consider the following diagram. The first […]

Preventing SQL Injection Attacks with Cisco ASA Firewall

Today I have stumbled upon an interesting technique from the Cisco Blog and Cisco Support Forum which is about defending an SQL injection using IPS, ASA or IOS firewall. I will concentrate on the ASA here to show you what you can do with this great device. Ofcourse what I will show works only for […]