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Cisco ASA 5505 Factory Reset

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I have an old ASA5505 that we no longer use and we are going to give it to one of our sister companies but I need to reset all parameters back to factory. I consoled in and ran the factory reset command but it didnt rest everything. At first glance, the telnet/ssh and enable passwords are still set as is the name of the router (ie mycompanyname>)

Is there a way to reset this at one time or does it all to be done piecemeal?

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rscottvan earned 500 total points
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Did you save the config after the factory reset command?

Specifically, step 8 on this page:
http://www.mailbeyond.com/restoring-factory-defaults-to-the-cisco-asa5505-firewall-via-the-console
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by:Ernie Beek
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Write erase should normally do the trick (and a reload).
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by:michaelgoldsmith
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type ‘config factory-default’

then type ‘reload save-config noconfirm’

the above command will save the running config, and then reboot the device without another prompt.
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Hit the nail on the head!
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