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I got complains from a customer who wasn’t able to configure 3DES or AES encryption for a VPN tunnel. Sounds familiar with a problem I had a couple of weeks ago. So I gave the customer the advice to upgrade and activate the VPN-3DES-AES feature. He tried but that didn’t solve this problem. I remotely … Read More
Cisco ASA: web interface not working
I had to troubleshoot a Cisco ASA today, where the client wasn’t able to connect to the management web interface anymore via https. The customer didn’t install ASDM locally, but always starts the Java-based version. After upgrading the Cisco ASA to software version 8.2(1) and a reboot, the client wasn’t able to connect to the … Read More
Another NVRAM broken?
On Monday I visited another customer who had problems saving the running configuration of a Cisco devices. The devices involved were a Cisco 2620 and a Cisco 2610XM router. Both routers weren’t able to save their running configuration. Both routers show the following error-message: startup-config file open failed (Bad file number) By both routers I … Read More