Cisco ASA ASDM Java Version

We have a 5510 that is humming along smoothly, as they do.  But I am getting a bit annoyed at having to use an insecure antediluvian version of Java to get the ASDM to render.  I know the ASA 5510 is EOL, but is there a way to get newer versions of Java to render the ASDM, without too much wrangling?  Like with there a web interface based version of the ASDM?  Also, why do newer versions of Java seemingly not backwards compatible with the rendering capabilities of older versions?
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
I use a VM created especially for this: Windows XP SP3 with Java 6.
Insecure as hell, but I only start it when I have to.

This way I don't care what Oracle/Sun breaks next in Java.


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CnicNVAuthor Commented:
Yeah I was thinking of something similar.  I am guessing we will have to retire the old thing before the support contract comes up for renewal.
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