Cisco ASA Master PassPhrase

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 key for […]

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How to Configure OSPF on Cisco ASA Firewall

asa ospf configuration

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 […]

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How to Install CSC SSM on Cisco ASA 5510

I have found the following informative video which shows how to physically install a Content Security Services (CSC) Module in a Cisco ASA 5510 firewall appliance, and also how to create the initial setup configuration of this module using the graphical ASDM GUI of ASA firewall. The CSC module provides protection against Viruses, Spam, Spyware […]

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Windows Phone 8 Apollo


Microsoft introduced the basic features of the upcoming Windows Phone 8 Apollo in Windows Phone Summit. The new Windows Phone 8 will support multi-core processors, more screen resolutions (800 x 480 / 15:9, 1280 x 768 / 15:9, 1280 x 720 / 16:9), microSD slots with the ability to install applications from them, integration of […]

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Exchange Server 2010 Training

Perhaps you have heard the joke where the patient complains to Dr. And the esteemed medical practitioners response is: “take two aspirin and call me in the morning.” When I was a full-time trainer in the Microsoft MCSE track . I noticed that many of the colleges avoided Microsoft Exchange training like it was the […]

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