ASDM Setup

Published 08-25-2017 02:53:19


Add a security exception; open up the Java Control Panel with the following command:


Click Security tab, Edit Site List, add address of the ASA


Close the Exception Site List and the Java Control Panel

In terminal, type:

javaws https://<SITE_ADDRESS>/admin/public/asdm.jnlp


Install 32-bit version of Java 6u29

ASDM Launcher shortcut:

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe" -Xms64m -Xmx512m

To enable ASDM/SSH access

  • Configuration
  • Device Management
  • Management Access

Add interface permissions

  • Configuration
  • Device Management
  • Users/AAA
  • AAA Access

Enable authentication and connection types

  • Configuration
  • Device Management
  • Certificate Management
  • Identity Certificates

Add a new identity certificate