ASA management port 5510

If I dont have network connection with an ASA 5510 and want to connect to it to tftp a IOS can I utilize the management port for it?
If so how is this done? I tried plugging my laptop into it and gave the management port 5.5.5.1/30 and my pc 5.5.5.2/30, but can't ping between the two devices.
trojan81Asked:
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Boilermaker85Connect With a Mentor Commented:
I suspect his test with ping failed because he was missing :
icmp permit 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0 MANAGEMENT,  where 192.168.1.0 is the attached mgmt subnet.

Typiclly the mgmt port comes with dhcpd enabled and this default subnet, so that you can manage from this interface. You might also check to make sure ssh and https access are enabled:
http server enable
http 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0 MANAGEMENT
ssh 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0 MANAGEMENT


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Darrell PorterEnterprise Business Process ArchitectCommented:
Did you issue the 'no shutdown' command for the management port?
Generally, I use the INSIDE or TRUSTED interface for TFTP.
And I presume you mean the management port and not the console port. (not trying to be flippant - just verifying).
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Jimmy Larsson, CISSP, CEHNetwork and Security consultantCommented:
Yes, that should definately be possible. Can you post your current running-config here?

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Jimmy Larsson, CISSP, CEHNetwork and Security consultantCommented:
Boilermaker85: Neither of what you write should affect pings FROM the asa, or tftp.  

We still need to see the config in order to help.

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trojan81Author Commented:
Thank you boilermaker.
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Boilermaker85Commented:
OK Kvistofta. I defer to your Wizardry. You can have this one.
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Jimmy Larsson, CISSP, CEHNetwork and Security consultantCommented:
Hey, what happened here? Can we have some more details about what solved the issue? I cant see how the rewarded comment solved the problem.

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