The Cisco PIX line of products were devices that provided firewall and VPN functionality.

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2 Vlans on a Cisco PIX 515 with DMZ

I have to install an application server on a networks dmz. The application will sit on a network but has no interaction with the other devices on that network. I was thinking that the firewall(Cisco ...
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How can I remove the ACL of PIX firewall?

I'm just trying to how PIX works. Anyway how can I remove the ACL from my GNS3's PIX? PIX-SECU(config)# show access-list access-list cached ACL log flows: total 0, denied 0 (deny-flow-max 4096) ...
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Older PIX 515e running 8.0(4)28: Can't get internet access to work with DHCP on outside interface

Ok.. I admit it. I am probably missing something simple. A little help? I have an older PIX 515e that I am trying to get running. The outside interface is connected to a cable modem and configured ...
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New IP addressing from ISP

We just got a new Internet fiber service. Our ISP gave us a /30 for WAN and /29 for LAN? I have never seen this when setting up a new ISP service. I was always given a block of ip addresses (if ...
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Cisco ASA/PIX Can't Access Internal Resources Behind NAT [duplicate]

My servers are natted 1:1 as follows, i.i.i.i maps to x.x.x.x where i is an internal IP, and x is the external IP. From an i.i.i.i machine, I cannot access x.x.x.x resources... What special ...
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Route being ignored on core Cisco 6500 switch?

This is less likely a bug, and more likely a lack of my own understanding on routing. I am having an asymmetric routing issue where return traffic is going out the wrong firewall. I have an explicit ...
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How do you configure a Lan to Lan VPN on an ASA without using your outside interface IP address?

I have two /28 subnets A & B. My PIX and ASA's outside interface addresses are both in subnet A. I am in the middle of a migration from the PIX to the ASA and need to use the PIX outside ...
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How Do I Access A PIX External Port-Forward From The Inside Network?

I have a PIX running 8.0(3). I've got a port-forward to permit external users to hit a server on my inside network set up as so: static (inside,outside) tcp interface 8080 192.168.168.100 8080 ...
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Cisco PIX 515 ipv6

I know cisco pix 515 is an old and EOL device, but does anyone know if it suppors IPv6 or is that completely out of the question?
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Cisco and HP backups to Spiceworks TFTP occasionally creating .tmp files

We are backing up our ASAs and switches using some scripting. It works very well. I have noticed though, occasionally, the backups to the TFTP will come out not as plain "files" with no extension, ...
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Hack Cisco Pix 501 to Run Linux [closed]

Can a Cisco Pix 501 be hacked to run Linux with a similar feature set? Is this possible? Has it ever been done? The pix seems like reliable solid-state hardware and it would be cool if I could run ...
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set Cisco Pix back to default settings

Trying to wipe my Cisco pix back to factory default. i login to the pix as an admin then type "configure factory-default" this doesn't work though
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Working with PIX firewalls [closed]

I have acquired a used Pix firewall. A PIX 506 to use as a firewall for my small home office, the netgear wi-fi was really not cutting it. I'd like to get a pointer on where to start with it, like ...
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Cisco Pix does not let traffic pass from outside to inside even though ACL permits

I have tried to make my pix 515 allow traffic from outisde interface to inside, but despite permitting ACL's, it doesn't seem to let traffic through. (It is letting traffic out as it should though) I ...
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Configure Cisco Pix 515 with DMZ and no NAT

I hope that someone could shed some light over my situation, as I am fairly new to PIX configurations. I will be getting a new net for my department, which I am going to configure. At my hands, I ...
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Datacenter redundant hosting setup advice

We are moving our servers to a new DC and I am looking for a bit of advice with our new COLO setup. I have some knowledge of networking but I am an enthusiast more than anything so it gets a bit ...
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Juniper SRX1400 VPN

I have been trying to set up a client VPN on a Juniper SRX1400 without much success. All documentation I found from Juniper and elsewhere does a lot of other (difficult and wonderful) things other ...
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Configuring a PIX to allow SMTP between DMZ and internal network

I have a Web Server (193.170.4.2) in my DMZ that needs to communicate with the our Exchange Server (10.77.51.87) internally via SMTP. I used access-list acl-dmz permit tcp host 193.170.4.2 host ...
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PIX Firewall Causing Packet Loss

I am currently in the process of modifying how internet reaches my front end servers and I am having a strange issue with one of the existing stacks. There is one physical firewall which is above the ...
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PIX 506E, MTU, VPN Packet Fragmentation and Shoretel IP telephone system

We have two sites, a large Southern site and a small Northern site, that have a VPN between them defined on two Cisco PIX Firewalls. Over this VPN Shoretel IP phone traffic travels as well as all ...
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Is there a way to have VPNC failover automatically to a second Cisco firewall?

I'm currently using VPNC on my Ubuntu machine to VPN to a remote Cisco firelwall. It's critical for this VPN connection to be up at all time. Is there a way to have VPNC failover automatically to a ...
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Can the ASA 5505 use pptp as the VPN type? If so does anyone have a link to a config example?

I'm migrating from a PIX to a ASA and the PIX has the remote users PPTP to it. This is not pass though but the VPN type of the PIX. Does the ASA even support this? I have been trying to search around ...
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Loss of inbound emails from external domains after replacing firewall with new ASA5510

To start, I'd just like to admit my lack of knowledge in setting up/maintaining critical hardware like firewalls and exchange servers. I am the Technology Coordinator for a small charter school and ...
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Configuring PIX 506 with NAT for multiple public addresses

We are setting up a streaming service to an external client and they need access to an internal workstation along with certain ports open on our firewall. I need to configure two public IP addresses ...
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HTTP traffic through PIX VPN from outside site

I have a remote site with a website that only allows access from the outside IP assigned to our local PIX. I have users connecting to the local networking using a VPN that need to be able to view this ...
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Set up a GRE tunnel with Cisco PIX-506 v6.3

I'm trying to establish one half of a GRE tunnel, the other being configured by my service provider. I have a Cisco PIX-506-E running Firewall version 6.3(5). Provider Router Public IP: 8.8.8.8 My ...
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CISCO - Configuring Application Inspection (Fixup) How to do it for SMTP?

We are getting error in EHLO Command from outside the Router and We are getting 220 ******* kind of message instead of welcome message which is configured in the Mail Server. many suggesting its a ...
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What are tha main causes of slowness on Cisco PIX 515?

A couple of Cisco PIX 515 work in standby mode. But the active PIX (or the otherone) never uses more then 40% of the available bandwidth on the outbound LAN interface (10Mbps).
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Disable VPN on Cisco PIX 506e (v6.3) and configure VPN pass through to a Windows 2003 DC/RRAS

The company I work for has a client that has a Cisco PIX 506e firewall running v6.3. The PIX is currently set up to manage PPTP VPN connections using the local Windows domain controller as a RADIUS ...
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Cisco pix 501 setup with Mcafee

I am way out of my leauge on this but if someone could take the time to help me I would appreciate it. We renewed our Mcafee Saas Protection and I am trying to set up their required ip addresses in ...
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Utilizing two outside internet subnets - routing or physical connection ideas?

I am looking for some ideas on how I might utilize a second 5 internet ip address subnet I have available from my isp. Currently I have the isp cable modem which has 5 ethernet ports on it. It is ...
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PIX 506E with multiple external /24 subnets

I've got two internet accessible /24 subnets, lets say 11.22.33.0/24 and 44.55.66.0/24 which I want to pass to servers using a private 10.0.0.0/24 subnet behind a PIX 506E e.g. requests to ...
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Can a CISCO PIX tunnel SCTP traffic over an IPSEC tunnel

Can a cisco PIX 515e tunnel SCTP traffic over an IPSEC tunnel ? I Know that the PIX doesn't support SCTP connection's but SCTP is still IP so i'm hoping the PIX has the capability to route SCTP over ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 to replace a Cisco PIX

Is a Cisco ASA 5505 powerful / capable enough to replace a Cisco PIX 503 ? The PIX runs about 10 site to site VPN's and 40+ individual users on vpn.
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Cisco Pix how to add an additional block of static ip addresses for nat?

I have a pix 501 with 5 static ip addresses. My isp just gave me 5 more. I am trying to figure out how to add the new block and then how to nat/open at least one of them to an inside machine. So ...
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IE halts loading HTML page abruptly, possible network issue

Understanding that my problem could have a very vast scope of possibilities, I'll accept the answer that points me to something that I might have missed. My software's client is facing this issue of ...
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What might prevent IKE handshake success in building an IPSEC tunnel?

We use Cisco ASA for our IPSEC VPNs, using the EZVPN method. From time to time we encounter problems where an ISP has made a change to their network and our VPN stops working. Nine times out of ten ...
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Convert Site-to-Site VPN from PIX to ASA 8.2

I have been working on converting a config over from a PIX to a ASA 8.2 but I am running into some trouble with the site to site vpn part of it. The PIX has both a client VPN and site to site. Since ...
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Cisco PIX 515E Remote SSH

What configuration lines/steps are required to enable WAN side SSH for the Cisco PIX? In addition what considerations should be made to ensure your connections are secure?
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Cisco Pix 501 (and probably 506e) PDM web access and Java errors

Are there any nice options for using the PDM on an old Cisco Pix 501 or 506e with modern computers/browsers? I have an old 501 at a remote site and only have https access to it from my location. I can ...
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Asterisk Sip trunk though a PIX 501 firewall

I'm using an asterisk VOIP server, and I'm able to make called though with my SIP client. The problem I get is one-way voice. I can hear the incoming voice but the caller can not hear me. I have no ...
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Converting cisco PIX to cisco ASA

I am about to migrate PIX 515E, 6.3(4), configuration to Cisco ASA. I do not have the PIX which is in Paris, I have the configuration on a notepad file. I do not know the Cisco ASA model yet either ...
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Cisco Pix - how many clients or peer sites supported?

I read that a cisco pix 506e supports up to 25 vpn peers (sites), and unlimited clients (machines connected with the cisco vpn software?). The lowest cost option would seem to be to install the vpn ...
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Assistance with PIX 501 Firewall

This should be a simple edit, but for some reason I am stumped. We switched the ISP at a worksite. For these purposes I'll post the new static IP info as: IP - 10.1.1.50 Sub - 255.255.255.0 GW - ...
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What does fixup protocol http actually do on a Cisco PIX firewall?

I have a PIX 515E, running PIXOS 6.3, which has fixup protocol http 80 in the configuration. Can anyone point me to documentation that describes exactly what this does to web traffic. Cisco's own ...
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trying to prevent ddos with cisco pix 501 [duplicate]

I'm getting dos on a dedicated server with windows+apache, ive asked support to install a firewall and got a cisco pix 501, the attacks are on port 80 to a certain site, what can I do to block it? I ...
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Cisco pix - external interface goes down - is this the pix or network?

In December our Cisco PIX 501 appeared to hang taking the webservers behind it offline. It did this 4 times in the space of a couple of weeks and the "remote hands" engineer at the data-centre (where ...
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Cisco PIX 515 doesn't seem to be passing traffic through according to static route

Ok, so I am having a spot of bother with a Cisco PIX515, I have posted the current running config below, now I am no cisco expert by any means although I can do basic stuff with them, now I am having ...
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Swapping out a hardware firewall does the mac address get cached?

We need to replace a hardware firewall (cisco pix) and have a spare that we will use (temporarily). The firewall sits in front of a couple of web-servers colocated at a data-centre. The replacement ...
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Cannot reach LAN clients on pix 501 when VPN is connected

This is becoming rather frustrating. I'm trying to set up a VPN on a pix 501 using Cisco client v5. The connection is established fine but I cannot see the clients on the inside interface of the pix ...