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Cisco® Networking All-in-One For Dummies® by Edward Tetz

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Chapter 2: Securing Networks with Cisco’s Adaptive Security Appliance

In This Chapter

check.png Locating firewalls in the OSI network model

check.png Getting a grasp on the IOS

check.png Connecting to the ASA

check.png Setting up your firewall and user accounts

check.png Applying a base configuration to the ASA

check.png Setting up a DHCP server

check.png Viewing licensing information

In this chapter, I introduce you to the world of firewalls via Cisco’s Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA). Specifically, I show the configuration of the Cisco ASA 5505, but this configuration could easily apply to any of the ASA products in Cisco’s product line. I show you how to configure the ASA using either the command line or the Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM). You see how to run a basic setup of this device and how to change many of the settings after setup ...

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