No HTTPS interface

Posted on 2008-11-18
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have a Cisco PIX 501. But cant access the PDM using https. I have reset the unit (ip It is picking up external DHCP and assigning an IP to the local machine. I can console in, that seems to work fine. But cant access the firewall on or
HTTP in enabled using the console. So i'm stuck. PS the local devices can see the internet.
Thanks for your help in advance
Question by:GaryQ3
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    Accepted Solution

    You have
    http server enable
    http inside
    In the config? (assuming you are inside and your IP is also ensure there is a valid pdm image in the flash memory and you are NOT going through a proxy server, also try using an OLD version of Java
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    by:Michael W
    How can I enable https access on PIX so I can configure using PDM?
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    Assisted Solution

    If you want to access it in general:

    http inside
    ssh 0.0.0 inside

    This tends to be a good rule of thumb with the inside interface to get'll just need to be on the same subnet - I tend to plug into the 0/1 interface (with a laptop) with a static of like gw .1 and hit it after http is enabled.


    Author Comment

    Thanks all. The problems seems to be with the Java version on my Vista machine (its to new) I have tried it on a XP machine and got further. Logon screen and password box, but then no further. I'm having to try different versions of Java (long winded process!) Would upgrading the PDM from 3.0(2) to 3.0 (3) help?
    Also, can someone suggest any management software for this device (ideally free!)
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    You should be able to get ASDM for the PIX as opposed to PDM.  As long as it has 16MB RAM you should be able to load it in and get it rolling.  I think you can do 7.2/5.2 with ASDM...I doubt you'll run into the Java issues any longer.  If you have Cisco support you can get it.

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