cisco pix 506e restore configuration file??

Posted on 2009-12-15
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I have a cisco pix506e that I reset to factory defaults but now I need to load the configuration file that belongs to that device. Can you show me a step-by-step procedure I can use to acheive this. I am very new to cli syntax. I have a tftp already running on a local system and I am able to login to the pdm and my pix version is 6.3. I would appreciate your assistance.
Question by:madmxx
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    Expert Comment

    Madmxx, do you have the previous config you blew away? (We need this)
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    Author Comment

    yes, I have the previous config. file

    Author Comment

    that url link you sent me is no longer available??
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    I was on on the link this morning Hm I am currently on the train heading home I will take look as soon as I get home in about 2 hours

    Author Comment

    here is the config file for the pix device. I need the proper syntax to load it.

    : Saved
    : Written by enable_15 at 17:18:11.590 UTC Wed Jan 17 2007
    PIX Version 6.3(5)
    interface ethernet0 auto
    interface ethernet1 100full
    nameif ethernet0 outside security0
    nameif ethernet1 inside security100
    enable password wH8ff2mJ2bWIVeS6 encrypted
    passwd 2KFQnbNIdI.2KYOU encrypted
    hostname laser
    fixup protocol dns maximum-length 512
    fixup protocol ftp 21
    fixup protocol h323 h225 1720
    fixup protocol h323 ras 1718-1719
    fixup protocol http 80
    fixup protocol rsh 514
    fixup protocol rtsp 554
    fixup protocol sip 5060
    fixup protocol sip udp 5060
    fixup protocol skinny 2000
    fixup protocol smtp 25
    fixup protocol sqlnet 1521
    fixup protocol tftp 69
    name norco1
    access-list inside_outbound_nat0_acl permit ip
    access-list outside_cryptomap_20 permit ip
    pager lines 24
    mtu outside 1500
    mtu inside 1500
    ip address outside
    ip address inside
    ip audit info action alarm
    ip audit attack action alarm
    ip local pool VPNPool mask
    pdm location norco1 inside
    pdm location norco1 outside
    pdm location outside
    pdm logging informational 100
    pdm history enable
    arp timeout 14400
    global (outside) 1 interface
    nat (inside) 0 access-list inside_outbound_nat0_acl
    nat (inside) 1 0 0
    route outside 1
    timeout xlate 0:05:00
    timeout conn 1:00:00 half-closed 0:10:00 udp 0:02:00 rpc 0:10:00 h225 1:00:00
    timeout h323 0:05:00 mgcp 0:05:00 sip 0:30:00 sip_media 0:02:00
    timeout sip-disconnect 0:02:00 sip-invite 0:03:00
    timeout uauth 0:05:00 absolute
    aaa-server TACACS+ protocol tacacs+
    aaa-server TACACS+ max-failed-attempts 3
    aaa-server TACACS+ deadtime 10
    aaa-server RADIUS protocol radius
    aaa-server RADIUS max-failed-attempts 3
    aaa-server RADIUS deadtime 10
    aaa-server LOCAL protocol local
    http server enable
    http inside
    no snmp-server location
    no snmp-server contact
    snmp-server community public
    no snmp-server enable traps
    floodguard enable
    sysopt connection permit-ipsec
    crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-3DES-MD5 esp-3des esp-md5-hmac
    crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-3DES-SHA esp-3des esp-sha-hmac
    crypto map outside_map 20 ipsec-isakmp
    crypto map outside_map 20 match address outside_cryptomap_20
    crypto map outside_map 20 set pfs group2
    crypto map outside_map 20 set peer
    crypto map outside_map 20 set transform-set ESP-3DES-SHA
    crypto map outside_map interface outside
    isakmp enable outside
    isakmp key froggy address netmask no-xauth no-config-mode
    isakmp policy 20 authentication pre-share
    isakmp policy 20 encryption 3des
    isakmp policy 20 hash sha
    isakmp policy 20 group 2
    isakmp policy 20 lifetime 86400
    vpngroup empnorco address-pool VPNPool
    vpngroup empnorco dns-server
    vpngroup empnorco idle-time 1800
    vpngroup empnorco password cvmg5867
    telnet timeout 5
    ssh timeout 5
    console timeout 0
    dhcpd address inside
    dhcpd dns
    dhcpd lease 3600
    dhcpd ping_timeout 750
    dhcpd domain
    dhcpd auto_config outside
    dhcpd enable inside
    terminal width 80
    : end

    Author Comment

    I try to issue a copy tftp: flash via the pdm command and get an error on the pix saying: "tftp: could not open requested file for reading image not installed" I have to load a configuration file that was given to me in txt format? i am new to cisco configuration. need help with this procedure??
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    I am still having problems to change the inside ip address and dhcpd on the hyper terminal it gives me an error saying it is not on the same dhcp pool.. can anyone help
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    Can you upload the current config that you have on here please make sure you exclude the read / write passwords as they are listed above.......

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    try the following command

    no dhcpd x.x.x.x

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    delayed in response

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