Reload Cisco ASA 5510

New ASA 5510.  During an attempt to recover a lost password, ERASE DISK0 was executed.

 How do I recover?  I have the correct BIN files for both the IOS and ASDM and am able to TFTP these files to the ASA 5510.  What do I do after I get them there?  The IOS transferrs and appears OK after WRITE MEM.  Do I need to move/copy anywhere else, i.e. flash etc.?  

What about ASDM?  What is the proper place to move it to, DISK0?  Anything after the BIN is moved?  

Obvioulsy I am new to this and find the DISK0, Startup, Flash etc. confusing

This site has pulled my tail out of the fire numerous times and appreciate each of you....
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both adsm and the asa .bin file live on disk0
a write memory should take care of storing the running config as a startup config
you also need to point the config to your adsm image
asdm image disk0:/asdm-621.bin

fyi - here is the contents of disk0 of one of my 5520's (few old configs from over the years :))
Result of the command: "sh disk0"

--#--  --length--  -----date/time------  path
  142  5511168     Jan 01 2003 10:06:40  asa707-k8.bin
   79  8192        May 21 2008 07:46:04  crypto_archive
  143  6161700     May 21 2008 07:48:34  asdm-507.bin
  145  14635008    Jul 05 2008 11:32:04  asa803-k8.bin
   75  8192        Jul 05 2008 11:48:52  log
  146  6889764     Jul 07 2008 14:54:42  asdm-602.bin
  147  11348300    May 07 2009 23:36:30  asdm-621.bin
  148  14137344    May 07 2009 23:36:38  asa804-k8.bin

255426560 bytes total (194789376 bytes free)


That link has the whole procedure for you. Is a PIX link but will apply to the ASA>
fyi - here is the contents of disk0 of one of my 5520's (few old configs from over the years :))
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fyi - here is the contents of disk0 of one of my 5520's (few old images from over the years :))
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wwakefieldAuthor Commented:
-Unable to copy anything to DISK0.

-Booted to ROMOM.  TFTPed asa802-k8.bin while in ROMOM and the system booted to that image.  

-Also, does anyone have the original "outof the box" config I can use to get me started.

-If I boot, nothing has stayed resident.  Even tried copy starting to running

-Although write mem etc., nothing shows on DISKO except:
ciscoasa(config)# show disk0
--#--  --length--  -----date/time------  path
    2  4096        May 15 2009 13:51:20  log
    6  4096        May 15 2009 13:51:32  crypto_archive

255582208 bytes total (255324160 bytes free)

When attempt to COPY TFTP FLASH
ciscoasa(config)# copy tftp flash

Address or name of remote host []?

Source filename [ciscoasa(config)#]? asa802-k8.bin

Destination filename [asa802-k8.bin]?

Accessing tftp://
%Error opening tftp:// (No such device)

Unable to ping the laptop which is set to management interface and static\


ciscoasa(config)# show run
: Saved
ASA Version 8.0(2)
hostname ciscoas
enable password 8Ry2YjIyt7RRXU24 encrypted
interface Ethernet0/0
 no nameif
 no security-level
 no ip address
interface Ethernet0/1
 nameif inside
 security-level 100
 ip address
interface Ethernet0/2
 no nameif
 no security-level
 no ip address
interface Ethernet0/3
 no nameif
 no security-level
 no ip address
interface Management0/0
 nameif management
 security-level 100
 ip address
passwd 2KFQnbNIdI.2KYOU encrypted
ftp mode passive
pager lines 24
mtu inside 1500
mtu management 1500
icmp unreachable rate-limit 1 burst-size 1
no asdm history enable
arp timeout 14400
timeout xlate 3:00:00
timeout conn 1:00:00 half-closed 0:10:00 udp 0:02:00 icmp 0:00:02
timeout sunrpc 0:10:00 h323 0:05:00 h225 1:00:00 mgcp 0:05:00 mgcp-pat 0:05:00
timeout sip 0:30:00 sip_media 0:02:00 sip-invite 0:03:00 sip-disconnect 0:02:00
timeout uauth 0:05:00 absolute
dynamic-access-policy-record DfltAccessPolicy
http management
no snmp-server location
no snmp-server contact
snmp-server enable traps snmp authentication linkup linkdown coldstart
no crypto isakmp nat-traversal
telnet timeout 5
ssh timeout 5
console timeout 0
threat-detection basic-threat
threat-detection statistics access-list
ssl encryption rc4-sha1
prompt hostname context
: end

Results of Show VEr

ciscoasa(config)# show ver

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software Version 8.0(2)

Compiled on Fri 15-Jun-07 19:29 by builders
System image file is "tftp://"
Config file at boot was "startup-config"

ciscoasa up 17 mins 21 secs

Hardware:   ASA5510, 256 MB RAM, CPU Pentium 4 Celeron 1600 MHz
Internal ATA Compact Flash, 256MB
BIOS Flash M50FW080 @ 0xffe00000, 1024KB

Encryption hardware device : Cisco ASA-55x0 on-board accelerator (revision 0x0)
                             Boot microcode   : CN1000-MC-BOOT-2.00
                             SSL/IKE microcode: CNLite-MC-SSLm-PLUS-2.01
                             IPSec microcode  : CNlite-MC-IPSECm-MAIN-2.04
 0: Ext: Ethernet0/0         : address is 0021.d871.7fac, irq 9
 1: Ext: Ethernet0/1         : address is 0021.d871.7fad, irq 9
 2: Ext: Ethernet0/2         : address is 0021.d871.7fae, irq 9
 3: Ext: Ethernet0/3         : address is 0021.d871.7faf, irq 9
 4: Ext: Management0/0       : address is 0021.d871.7fab, irq 11
 5: Int: Not used            : irq 11
 6: Int: Not used            : irq 5

Licensed features for this platform:
Maximum Physical Interfaces  : Unlimited
Maximum VLANs                : 50
Inside Hosts                 : Unlimited
Failover                     : Disabled
VPN-DES                      : Enabled
VPN-3DES-AES                 : Enabled
Security Contexts            : 0
GTP/GPRS                     : Disabled
VPN Peers                    : 250
WebVPN Peers                 : 2
Advanced Endpoint Assessment : Disabled

This platform has a Base license.

Serial Number: JMX1234L082
Running Activation Key: 0x843eMASK 0xc488MASK 0xa090MASK 0xac7cMASK 0x852fMASK
Configuration register is 0x1
Configuration last modified by enable_15 at 02:32:34.894 UTC Mon May 18 2009
wwakefieldAuthor Commented:
If I can just get this back to the way t came out of the box, I can get it up.
wwakefieldAuthor Commented:
NOTE:  I did try and set the boot image, but since the image does not show on DISK0, I am unable to point to it.
wwakefieldAuthor Commented:
Both of your comments validated what I was I supposed to see and that I was performing the operations correectly.  Contacted Cisco.  The Cisco TFTP server application I was using did not work correctly.  Replaced TFTP application and loaded the correct files.
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