ASA Firewalls

How to Enable QoS Priority Queue on the Cisco ASA Firewall

  • 2014-08-01
  • Posted by jcarvaja

Today I am going to show you what's needed in order to successfully configure and enable a Priority Queue on the Cisco ASA platforms. I will be using the Hierarchical model  as this is the only option regarding QoS in the ASA Firewall that

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The Usage of the Packet-Tracer Feature on the ASA

  • 2014-09-02
  • Posted by jcarvaja

I am going to talk today about one of the most fundamental and useful features that the ASA will provide us : "The Packet-Tracer". This tool is unique for the ASA and it's main function is to let us know if a packet  will be permitted or denied by the configuration of the security appliance so it will basically show us all of the security checks that a packet must go through in order to be allowed with an ASA.

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Understanding the ASA 5505 User License Restriction

  • 2014-07-30
  • Posted by jcarvaja

As you might have seen whenever you get an ASA 5505 out of the box from Cisco with a default license (Base License) you will see a restriction with the amount of users available through the Firewall (I know, I know, this SUCKS). The good thing is there are some licenses you can use in order to increase the amount of hosts, the bad thing is you will need to pay for it (Cisco World).

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