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Adaptive Security Appliance


April 29, 2009  3:52 PM

Cisco ASA Firewall dropping packets sporadically

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Adaptive Security Appliance, ASDM, Cisco ASA, dropped packets through firewall, faulty switch, using switch to split Internet

So here's an interesting issue I ran into with my Cisco ASA at home. It was working fine for quite sometime and then one day my wife told me that our Internet "was down". I was on my wireless connection via my laptop at the time, and my wife was using one of our desktop computers. My Internet...

April 29, 2009  3:45 PM

Cisco SSL VPN for the ASA

Posted by: Raj Perumal
#ssh, Adaptive Security Appliance, Cisco ASA, IPSEC VPN, RDP, SSL VPN, SSL VPN licenses, SSL VPN on the road

So you have probably heard about SSL VPN by now if you are a network administrator. This is the ability to use SSL to make a VPN connection between you and your corporate network. SSL VPN has been around for a long time but I still find that a lot of people haven't embraced it up here in...

April 29, 2009  3:07 PM

Rules not working in Cisco ASA as you thought they should

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Adaptive Security Appliance, ASDM, Cisco ASA, common Cisco ASA issues, implicit rules, inside access out, inside interface outgoing, outside access out, outside interface outgoing

Hi folks, as you know I've been doing a lot of work with the Cisco ASA firewall products lately and I wanted to address an issue I've seen a few administrators run into when setting up a new ASA. Often when you setup an ASA you are not just setting up inside out external access but you might...


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