Category Archives: Cisco

Using NX-OS for beginners

To show all commands in your buffer history: show cli history This command used to be show history on the old OS. Some enhanced editing shortcuts include: Ctrl+A – to get to the beginning of the line Ctrl+E – to get to the end of the line Ctrl+B – moves one character to the left… Read More »

Latest Cisco AnyConnect release (As of 2013-12-30)

Here are the latest AnyConnect packages for Windows/Linux/Mac. These are all stand alone installers and can not be used via Web Deploy: Linux Stand Alone Installer Linux 64-bit Stand Alone Installer Windows Stand Alone Installer Mac Stand Alone Installer Here are the Web Deploy packages for Windows and Mac: Windows Web Deploy Mac Web Deploy

Latest Cisco AnyConnect releases (As of 2013-10-31)

These are the latest Cisco AnyConnect releases which support Windows 8.1, OS X Mavericks (10.9) and various Linux Distro’s.  I have attached both the web installers and the installers themselves.  The web installers can only be used when uploaded to a firewall for users to download:   anyconnect-win-3.1.04072-pre-deploy-k9.msi anyconnect-macosx-i386-3.1.04072-k9.dmg anyconnect-predeploy-linux-3.1.04072-k9.gz AnyConnect Web Installers

Recover the boot image on a Cisco ASA Firewall

If you ever find yourself in a situation where the OS gets corrupted or you accidentally wipe out an old OS bin file and reboot before adding the new one, welcome to boot looping.  When you are prompted to interrupt the boot loop, do so by pressing Esc or Break.  From here you will be… Read More »

Cisco ASA VPN Tunnels – ISAKMP Messages

This was taken from from a very good web-site called where you can find a lot of information with regard to VPN troubleshooting on Cisco devices. Original ISAKMP RFC is also very good for understanding ASA ISAKMP STATES MM_WAIT_MSG2: Initial DH public key sent to responder. Awaiting initial contact reply from other side.… Read More »