macOS: ASDM Developer Cannot Be Verified
Apr10

macOS: ASDM Developer Cannot Be Verified

KB ID 0001667 Problem When trying to connect to a Firepower 1010 ASDM I was met with this; “Cisco ASDM-IDM.app” cannot be opened because the developer cannot be verified. macOS cannot verify that this ap is free from malware Solution If you’ve spent much time using macOS then this is quite common, Open System Preferences > Security and Privacy > General tab > You will see a warning about the Cisco ASDM-IDM...

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Firepower 1010 Review
Apr10

Firepower 1010 Review

KB ID 0001666 What Is It? I’ve been trying to get my hands on one of these for a while. So thanks to my employer for sending me one to take a look at. The Firepower 1010 appliance is aimed at Small Office / Home Office, and possibly Small Remote Branch offices. But like its predecessors it will probably get put in EVERYWHERE because it’s ‘cheap’, (Note: for cheap, read possibly under-specced* and the wrong...

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Cisco ASA – Update Activation Key (From ASDM)
Apr01

Cisco ASA – Update Activation Key (From ASDM)

KB ID 0001662 Problem I recently did a post on adding extra licences to AnyConnect, (with the current surge of people working from home). I exclusively work at command line, so when I was asked how to do the same in the ASDM I had to go and check 🙂 Solution Connect to your firewalls ASDM console, then navigate to > Configuration > Device Management > Licensing > Activation Key > Enter you new Activation Key > Update...

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Get Free Cisco AnyConnect Licences For COVID-19 Homeworkers
Mar17

Get Free Cisco AnyConnect Licences For COVID-19 Homeworkers

KB ID 0001661 Problem Cisco released information on their blog a few days ago to say that they would be offering free Umbrella, Duo and AnyConnect Licences to customers in the wake of the the COVID-19 outbreak. Thats great news, but there’s no information on how to get the AnyConnect licences. It just says speak to your Cisco partner. As I am a Cisco partner I was confused, and it seems my colleagues were also. So I contacted...

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VMware Edge Gateway VPN to Cisco ASA
Feb18

VMware Edge Gateway VPN to Cisco ASA

KB ID 0001658 Problem I was asked to setup a VPN to help out a colleague this week. When I had a look, one end turned out to be an Edge Gateway, I wasn’t that concerned, I’d done similar things in my prior role, I just didn’t have access to the vCloud or VMware at this datacenter. Depite my best efforts on the ASA, the tunnel refused to come up, it took a little looking ‘under the covers’ to accurately...

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AnyConnect Error: Unable To Verify IP Forwarding Table Modifications
Jan30

AnyConnect Error: Unable To Verify IP Forwarding Table Modifications

KB ID 0001646 Problem While attempting to connect to a clients AnyConnect, this happened; The VPN client was unable to successfully verify the IP forwarding table modifications. A VPN connection will not be established. Or on older clients, you may see; The VPN client was unable to modify the IP forwarding table. A VPN connection will not be established. Please restart your computer or device, then try again. Solution I was trying to...

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