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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Quick Start Guide Cisco PIX 501 Firewall Quick Start Guide For Cisco PIX Firewall Version 6.2 and PDM Version 2.1 About the Cisco PIX 501 Firewall 2 Check Items Included 3 Connect the Cables 4 Power On the PIX 501 5...

  • Page 2: About The Cisco Pix 501 Firewall

    F I R E W A L V P N T U N N E L market-leading Cisco PIX Firewall Series, provides robust security capabilities, small office networking features, and powerful remote management capabilities in a compact, all-in-one solution: • Stateful inspection security based on state-of-the-art Adaptive Security Algorithm (ASA) •...

  • Page 3: Check Items Included

    Check Items Included P O W E R C O N S O L 3 .3 V 4 .5 PIX 501 Blue console cable (72-1259-01) PC terminal adapter (74-0495-01) Yellow Ethernet cable (72-1482-01) Orange Ethernet Crossover cable (72-3515-01) Power supply (341-0008-01) Cable (US shown)

  • Page 4: Connect The Cables

    Connect the Cables PIX 501 Yellow Ethernet Computer or other cable network device Power Orange adapter Ethernet cable aptop computer DSL/Cable/ISDN modem Printer Internet Follow these steps to connect the cables: Place the chassis on a flat, stable surface. The chassis is not rack mountable. Step 1 Connect Port 0, the outside Ethernet port, to the public network: Step 2...

  • Page 5: Power On The Pix 501

    P O W E R C O N S O L 3 .3 V 4 .5 Cisco PIX 501 Power supply Follow these steps to power on the PIX Firewall: Connect the small, round connector of the power supply cable to the power connector on the Step 1 rear panel.

  • Page 6: Check The Leds

    Check the LEDs POWER LINK/ACT CISCO PIX 501 VPN TUNNEL 100 MBPS F I R E W A L L The LINK/ACT LED indicators on the front panel of the PIX Firewall are normally solid green when a link is established and flashing green when the ports are active. Each inside Ethernet interface (1 through 4) has two LEDs to indicate the operating speed and that the physical link is established.

  • Page 7: Optional) Install A Cable Lock

    (Optional) Install a Cable Lock P O W E R C O N S O L 3 .3 V 4 .5 Cisco PIX 501 Lock slot Cable lock (not included) The PIX 501 includes a slot that accepts standard desktop cable locks to provide physical security for small portable equipment, such as a laptop computer.

  • Page 8: Configuring The Pix 501

    To access 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 the operating system and Web...

  • Page 9

    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 one of the four switched inside ports (numbered Step 1 1 through 4) on the rear panel of the PIX Firewall.

  • Page 10: Alternative Ways To Access The Pix 501

    Configure the PC terminal emulation software or terminal for 9600 baud, 8 data bits, no Step 4 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, 3des, Or A 50-user License

    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.

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    Step 3 After the key update is complete, the system is reloads again to update the running image. For activation key examples or upgrade troubleshooting, refer to the Cisco PIX Firewall and VPN Configuration Guide, available at the following website:

  • Page 13: Restore The Default Configuration

    32 or 128. 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:

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    For a complete listing of Cisco TAC contacts, go to this URL: TAC Case Priority Definitions To ensure that all cases are reported in a standard format, Cisco has established case priority definitions. Priority 1 (P1)—Your network is “down” or there is a critical impact to your business operations. You and Cisco will commit all necessary resources around the clock to resolve the situation.

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