Chapter 18. Introduction to the ASA

This chapter covers the following topics:

Adaptive Security Appliance

ASA Models

Routed and Transparent Firewall Modes

ASA Licensing

Basic ASA Configuration

ASA 5505 Front and Back Panel

ASA 5510 Front and Back Panel

ASA Security Levels

ASA 5505 Port Configuration

ASA 5505 Deployment Scenarios

ASA 5505 Configuration Options

Adaptive Security Appliance

Cisco offers firewall solutions using a firewall-enabled Integrated Services Router (ISR) or using the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) comprehensive firewall solution. The ASA is a primary component of the Cisco Secure Borderless Network and provides superior scalability, a broad range of technology and solutions, and effective always-on ...

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