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: