CISCO ASA 5505- Configuration Reset after Reload

Posted on 2012-08-14
Last Modified: 2012-08-20
Hi.. I have Cisco ASA 5505, IOS version  8.2 (5), I have configured and saved(write mem). But when i reload/restart ASA, all the configuration gone lost.
It's resetting the ASA while reloading. I don't know what could be the reason, can someone help me to sort this problem....
Question by:Kris_Zawisza
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    Expert Comment

    Can you post output of

    show version

    Sounds like the config register isn't set to 0x1, which means its bypassing startup config
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    Assisted Solution

    If the config register is not 0x1(usually its 0x41 when not loading the startup config) you need to do these steps to fix

    Build your config again, then finish with...

    conf t
    config-register 0x1

    Then do another command...

    show version

    Check the status of 'Config Register' near bottom, should look like

    'Configuration register is 0x41 (will be 0x1 at next reload)'

    If so reload now, and it will run your startup config...

    Accepted Solution

    Hi smckeown777,
       Thanks for the reply, One of my colleague resolved the issue. I think he has done same as you suggested. It was configuration register issue.

    Author Closing Comment

    As i mentioned, it was resolved by one of my colleague before smckeown777 suggested the solution.

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