May 24, 2018

Category: VMWare

Cisco :: ASA to FTD Migration Tool

  In this article, I will demonstrate how to leverage the Firepower Management Center (FMC) to covert Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) configurations to Firepower Threat Defence (FTD) configurations.  Using the ASA to FTD migration tool can save ample amounts of time, especially if you wish to carry over ASA ACLs and NAT rules. Before I get […]

Cisco :: Configure ASAv To Use Virtual Serial Ports

In this article, I will demonstrate how to configure the ASAv so that you use a virtual serial port. This article assumes that you have installed the virtual Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance using VMware workstation or it’s equivalent and that you can only access the ASAv CLI via the VMware client. By default, the virtual serial […]

Cisco ISE :: Reset Expired Admin Password

In this video demonstration, I show you how to reset your administrator password after it has expired.    

Cisco ISE :: Reset Administrator Password Due to Lockout

In this video demonstration, I’ll show you how to reset your administrator password on a standalone Cisco Identity Services Engine. This method is used if you have forgotten your administrator password. Note: A reboot is required in order to complete the following procedure.   

Ansible :: Creating a Test Environment

In this article, I will go over the basics of what is required to get Ansible up and running so that you can create and run your own playbooks. I assume those that are reading this have at least some knowledge of what Ansible is, what languages it uses and the benefits of using Ansible. […]

Labs :: ASAv with VMware Workstation

In this article, I would like to demonstrate by video how we can lab with the virtual Adaptive Security Appliance (ASAv) by just the use of VMware Workstation. We will achieve this by creating virtual networks in VMware Workstation and then connecting to the Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM) using our physical machine. As mentioned […]

VMWare :: Clone a VM without vCenter

VMWare ESXi is a great free tool for any home lab, but something that is missing is the ability to clone VMs – a feature reserved for customers with vCenter. Well, there is a relatively straight forward process that will enable you to duplicate your VMs and I will show you how in this post. […]

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