ASA 5500-X security appliances that shipped from March 16, 2012 through June 11, 2012 contain the incorrect factory default configuration. This requires the user to follow special procedures for system initialization.
The ASA 5500-X appliances shipped from March 16, 2012 through June 11, 2012 were not loaded with the correct factory default configuration and must be initialized using special commands. The procedures contained in the Quick Start Guide are insufficient to properly initialize the affected units.
Users attempting to initialize the affected ASA 5500-X appliances using the Quick Start Guide will observe that the management 0/0 ports are in the down/down condition. In addition, ASDM for on box management is not accessible.
The factory default configuration can be applied using the following command:
Note that the ASA 5515-X appliance does not support the command above due to Cisco bug ID CSCtz73669. The unit must be restored to the factory default configuration using the command series shown below.
Ports & interfaces Connectivity technology Wired Gigabit Ethernet (copper) ports quantity 6 USB 2.0 ports quantity 2 Serial ports quantity 1 Networking Number of VLANs 500 System requirements Minimum flash memory 8192 MB Memory Internal memory 16384 MB Power AC input voltage 100-240 V AC input frequency 50 - 60 Hz Input current 15 A Power consumption (typical) 90 W Peak power 134 W Redundant power supply (RPS) support Y Number of power supply units 1 Operational conditions Operating temperature (T-T) -5 - 40 °C Storage temperature (T-T) -25 - 70 °C Operating relative humidity (H-H) 10 - 90% Storage relative humidity (H-H) 10 - 90% Operating altitude 0 - 3050 m Non-operating altitude 0 - 4572 m Weight & dimensions Dimensions (WxDxH) 429 x 484 x 42.4 mm Weight 7.63 kg Security Security algorithms 3DES VPN support 3DES/AES Data transmission Firewall throughput 2000 Mbit/s Maximum data transfer rate 4000 Mbit/s VPN throughput 700 Mbit/s IPS/IDS throughput 1300 Mbit/s Mobile VPN IPSec 5000 Mobile VPN SSL 2 Maximum firewall connections per second 50000 Storage Storage media type SSD RAID levels 1 Number of HDDs installed 1 Total storage capacity 120 GB SSD capacity 120 GB RAID support Y Performance Heat dissipation 458 BTU/h Concurrent connections 1000000 Noise level 67.9 dB Design Rack mounting Y Form factor 1U
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