Cisco ASA 5505 to 5506 Switchover

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We are switching to ASA 5506, is there best practie guide to make sure everything goes smoothly with minimum downtime (If any).
2. Can I export - import all configuration from one to another?

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I would get the other ASA5506 on line first with a base config and then begin to back up your 5505 and configure the 5506 by using the 5505's config as a template. The main reason is that there is  a difference in the feature sets as well as interfaces. It shouldn't take more than an hour to configure once the 5506 is online with a base config.


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