PASSWORD RECOVERY ON CISCO ASA FIREWALL

 

Many times, Network and security administrators forget the password of Cisco ASA firewall and it becomes a headache to remember them especially when in multinational companies having security policy to change the device password every quarter or even month.

So, below password recovery procedure is quite a handy guide for IT guys –

To recover passwords, perform the following steps:

  • Console into the ASA.
  • Reboot the ASA
  • Press the escape key during reboot to enter ROMMON.
  • configure the firewall to ignore the startup config on next reload:

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