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Upgrade firmware on a cisco ASA 5500 firewall

I need to upgrade the firmware on this device utilizing a tftp server. Can someone give me an idea how to do this?

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Re: Upgrade firmware on a cisco ASA 5500 firewall

This is for the pixes, I haven't upgraded an asa yet...should be close or the same

* find latest version of code, these are usually *.bin files located on
* confirm the flash and RAM requirements of the PIX OS software versus what the PIX has (”sho ver”)
* make sure you have a backup of the old PIX OS and PDM to the tftp server (or at least confirm the software is there)
Note: You cannot back them up from the PIX, so you will need to download them and put them on the tftp server * put in a change control form
* once change controls confirms date/time do the upgrade:
wri mem*** only if you save your configs via tftp wri net conf t ca save all copy tftp://your tftp server ip/pix635.bin flash:imageskip this if you don't use pdm copy tftp://your tftp server ip/pdm-304.bin flash:pdm *** if this is a failover pair, upgrade the other pair reboot

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Re: Upgrade firmware on a cisco ASA 5500 firewall

Looks like you've posted the series of the Cisco ASA firewall model numbers. You should get the correct model number like: Cisco ASA 5505 Cisco ASA 5510 ... And so on. Check beneath the firewall, it usually tells you there.

Posted on Sep 06, 2007

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