Install Cisco ASDM on Cisco ASA

What is Cisco ASDM
ASDM stands for Adaptive Security Device Manager, is a simple, GUI-Based Firewall Appliance Management. It allows network administrators to quickly configure, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco firewall appliances and firewall service modules with this user-friendly application.

Prequisite
GNS3
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software Version 8.0(2)
Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager Version 6.0(2)
Java 1.6.0_20

Installing the ASDM on Cisco ASA
1. Configure the interface on the Cisco ASA
2. Uploading the ASDM image onto the ASA flash
3. Enable the ASDM on the Cisco ASA
4. Manage the Cisco ASA from the ASDM client

Configure the interface on the Cisco ASA
ciscoasa# configure terminal
ciscoasa(config)# interface Ethernet0/5
ciscoasa(config-if)# nameif inside
ciscoasa(config-if)# ip address 192.168.99.1 255.255.255.0

Uploading the ASDM image onto the ASA flash
ciscoasa# copy ftp flash
Address or name of remote host []? 192.168.99.10
Source filename []? asdm-602.bin
Destination filename [asdm-602.bin]?
Accessing ftp://192.168.99.10/asdm-602.bin…
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
< output ommited >
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Writing current ASDM file disk0:/asdm-602.bin

6889764 bytes copied in 5.700 secs (1377952 bytes/sec)
ciscoasa# sh flash
–#–  –length–  —–date/time——  path
5  4096        Dec 30 2011 14:35:20  .private
6  0           Dec 31 2011 02:31:12  .private/mode.dat
7  0           Dec 30 2011 14:11:50  .private/DATAFILE
12  1507        Dec 30 2011 14:35:12  .private/running-config
8  1507        Dec 30 2011 14:35:20  .private/startup-config
9  4096        Dec 31 2011 02:31:13  csco_config
10  4096        Dec 31 2011 02:31:13  csco_config/97
13  6889764     Dec 31 2011 03:00:06  asdm-602.bin

255320064 bytes total (222916608 bytes free)

Enable the ASDM on the Cisco ASA
ciscoasa(config)# http server enable
ciscoasa(config)# http 192.168.99.0 255.255.255.0 inside
ciscoasa(config)# management-access inside

Manage the Cisco ASA from the ASDM client
Launch the web browser and put the address configured on the step 1 using HTTPS. eg. https://192.168.99.1
Choose either run the as a local Application or Java Web Start
Leave the username and password blank and login

Downloads
Java 1.6.0_20 [LINK]

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