Cisco – ASA/PIX enable ASDM

fw01a> enable
fw01a# configure terminal
fw01a(Config)# interface ethernet1
fw01a(Config-if)# nameif inside
fw01a(Config-if)# ip address
fw01a(Config-if)# no shutdown

Activate ASDM and enable http server.

fw01a(Config)# asdm image flash:/asdm.bin.
fw01a(Config)# http server enable.

Open a connection for your inside network.

fw01a(Config)# http inside

Make sure all your config running properly.

fw01a(Config)# show running http
http server enabled
http inside

Now your Cisco ASA/PIX can be access from your PC, open your web browser then enter this address

Cisco ASA – Enable SSH

If you have tried to setup SSH access on a new ASA, it might not have worked the way you wanted. That is because the RSA keys need to be generated first. To do that:

from configure terminal:

fw01/act(config)# crypto key generate rsaINFO: The name for the keys will be:

Keypair generation process begin. Please wait…

And then configure SSH to be allowed from the inside interface:

fw01/act(config)# ssh (inser your ip) (insert your netmask) outside

Now you can configure AAA and setup your own username.

First, a username needs to be created:

fw01/act(config)# username leonardo password mypassword privilege 15

And then configure AAA:

fw01/act(config)# aaa authentication ssh console LOCAL