ASA 5505,5510 Base Vs Security Plus License

CISCO ASA 5505 CISCO ASA 5510 The two smallest ASA Firewall models, the 5505 and the 5510, are the only ones that have two types of licenses. They can be ordered either with a Base License or a Security Plus License. Many customers of mine are always asking me what the difference is between the […]

License Upgrade on Cisco ASA 5505 (or 5500)

There are several license options for the Cisco ASA 5505 firewall as shown below: Description Performance Part Number Cisco ASA 5505 10 User Firewall Edition Bundle Includes: 10 users, 8-port Fast Ethernet switch with 2 Power over Ethernet ports, 10 IPsec VPN peers, 2 SSL VPN peers, Triple Data Encryption Standard/Advanced Encryption Standard (3DES/AES) license […]

Cisco ASA Appliance – Five Functionalities in One Box

The Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) device is not just a hardware Firewall as many people think. Of course the Firewall mechanism is the main functionality of the device, but the extension hardware modules that you can add on, can transform the appliance into content security, intrusion prevention, ssl/ipsec device etc. ¬†Firewall ¬†This is the […]