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Cisco PIX 506 - Firewall Quick Start Manual

For cisco pix firewall version 6.2 and pdm version 2.0.
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Cisco PIX 506/506E Firewall
Quick Start Guide
For Cisco PIX Firewall Version 6.2 and PDM Version 2.0
Quick Start Guide

   Summary of Contents for Cisco PIX 506 - Firewall

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    Quick Start Guide Cisco PIX 506/506E Firewall Quick Start Guide For Cisco PIX Firewall Version 6.2 and PDM Version 2.0 About the Cisco PIX 506/506E Firewall 2 Check Items Included 3 Connect the Cables 4 Power On the PIX 506/506E 5...

  • Page 2: About The Cisco Pix 506/506e Firewall

    Ideal for securing Internet connections for remote/branch offices, the PIX 506/506E, part of the market-leading Cisco PIX Firewall Series, provides a wide range of rich security capabilities and remote management capabilities in a cost-effective, high-performance solution: •...

  • Page 3: Check Items Included

    PO W ER ET HE RN LIN K ET 1 IN PU T ET HE RN ET 0 US B CO NS OL Cisco PIX 506E PC terminal adapter (74-0495-01) Blue console cable (72-1259-01) Console cable adapter (29-0810-01) Yellow Ethernet cable...

  • Page 4: Connect The Cables

    Connect the Cables Cisco PIX 506E Yellow Ethernet cables Computer or other network device Switch Yellow Power Ethernet adapter cable aptop computer Router Printer Internet Follow these steps to connect the cables: Place the chassis on a flat, stable surface. The chassis is not rack mountable.

  • Page 5: Power On The Pix 506/506e

    ET 0 IN PU T US B CO NS OL Cisco PIX 506E Power supply Follow these steps to power on the PIX Firewall: Connect the small, square connector of the power supply cable to the power connector on the Step 1 rear panel.

  • Page 6: Check The Leds

    Check the LEDs CISCO PIX 506E POWER ACT NETWORK If all LEDs are operating as expected (see Table 1 and Table 2), this concludes the hardware installation. The pages that follow include instructions on running PDM and additional optional procedures.

  • Page 7: Configuring The Pix 506/506e

    Table 2 PIX 506/506E Rear Panel LEDs State Description LINK Data is passing on the port. No data is passing on the port. Configuring the PIX 506/506E The PIX 506/506E comes with a factory default configuration that meets the needs of most broadband networking environments.

  • Page 8: Pdm Startup Wizard

    PDM, make sure JavaScript and Java are enabled in your web browser. For best performance, we recommend that you use Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or a higher release. Refer to the Cisco PIX Device Manager Installation Guide for more information on operating system and web browser environments...

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    PDM version 2.0 and higher releases include a Startup Wizard for initial configuration. Follow these steps to load PDM and use the Startup Wizard: Use an Ethernet cable to connect your PC to the inside port (Ethernet 1) on the rear panel of Step 1 the PIX Firewall.

  • Page 10: Alternative Ways To Access The Pix 506/506e

    Configure the PC terminal emulation software or terminal for 9600 baud, 8 data bits, no parity, and 1 stop bit. Refer to the Cisco PIX Firewall and VPN Configuration Guide for information about how to use the command-line interface (CLI).

  • Page 11: Upgrade To Des Or 3des

    If you are unable to access this form because you do not have a CCO login, send an e-mail to Note In the e-mail include the PIX Firewall serial number as it appears in the show version command and request a free 56-bit DES key.

  • Page 12: Restore The Default Configuration

    Step 1 From the CLI, enter the activation-key activation-key-four-tuple command, replacing Step 2 activation-key-four-tuple with the activation key obtained from Cisco. Note Make sure that you are in config mode to enter a new activation key. Reboot the PIX Firewall by powering it off and then on again.

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    Refer to the following website for detailed command information and configuration examples: The Cisco TAC website is available to all customers who need technical assistance. To access the TAC Website go to: Obtaining Documentation Cisco provides several ways to obtain documentation, technical assistance, and other technical resources.

  • Page 14: Documentation Feedback

    For all customers, partners, resellers, and distributors who hold valid Cisco service contracts, the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) provides 24-hour, award-winning technical support services, online and over the phone. features the Cisco TAC website as an online starting point for technical assistance.

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    24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Accessing all the tools on the Cisco TAC website requires a user ID and password. If you have a valid service contract but do not have a login ID or password, register at this URL:

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    Internetworking Terms and Acronyms Dictionary, Internetworking Technology Handbook, Internetworking Troubleshooting Guide, and the Internetworking Design Guide. For current Cisco Press titles and other information, go to Cisco Press online at this URL: Packet magazine is the Cisco quarterly publication that provides the latest networking trends, technology breakthroughs, and Cisco products and solutions to help industry professionals get the most from their networking investment.

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Pix 506, Pix 506e

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