can't tftp password changer to pix 501

Discussion in 'Cisco' started by Kerry, Jan 28, 2004.

  1. Kerry

    Kerry Guest

    I bought 2 pix 501s and don't have the passwords for them. So, I am
    following the instructions which require tftping the password changer.

    I am using the same pc as the tftp server and to console into the pix. I go
    into monitor mode and setup interface 0 (default and outside) to 192.168.1.1

    Next I setup server to 192.168.1.99. I have tried 2 tftp servers (am using
    solarwinds tftp server 6) and have placed the files there (np63.bin). The
    pix is running Cisco PIX Firewall Version 6.1(3)

    I am using a small hub that has my pc (tftp server) connected and the
    outside port of the pix also connected (by utp patch cords). I can ping the
    tftp server but when I do the tftp command it looks like it will work but I
    get a bad magic error.

    Here's the output of the terminal:

    monitor> interface 0
    0: i8255X @ PCI(bus:0 dev:17 irq:9 )
    1: i8255X @ PCI(bus:0 dev:18 irq:10)

    Using 0: i82557 @ PCI(bus:0 dev:17 irq:9 ), MAC: 0009.e8f3.c32e
    monitor> address 192.168.1.100
    address 192.168.1.100
    monitor> server 192.168.1.99
    server 192.168.1.99
    monitor> ping 192.168.1.99
    Sending 5, 100-byte 0x951d ICMP Echoes to 192.168.1.99, timeout is 4
    seconds:
    !!!!!
    Success rate is 100 percent (5/5)
    monitor> file np63.bin
    file np63.bin
    monitor> tftp
    tftp
    [email protected]...........
    .............................................................................
    .....
    ..................................................
    Received 93340 bytes
    Bad magic number (0x0)
    monitor> tftp
    tftp
    [email protected]...........
    .............................................................................
    .....
    ..................................................
    Received 93340 bytes
    Bad magic number (0x0)
    monitor>

    Soooo, any ideas out there? Unfortunately for me, I am just learining about
    the Pix. Is there a way to just blast the current setup/config or do I need
    the password for that?

    thanks, Kerry
     
    Kerry, Jan 28, 2004
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  2. :I bought 2 pix 501s and don't have the passwords for them. So, I am
    :following the instructions which require tftping the password changer.

    :I am using the same pc as the tftp server and to console into the pix.

    :Received 93340 bytes
    :Bad magic number (0x0)

    Perhaps when you ftp'd the np63.bin file onto your PC, you did so
    in DOS mode instead of binary mode? np63.bin should be 92160 bytes
    not 93340 bytes.
     
    Walter Roberson, Jan 29, 2004
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  3. Kerry

    Kerry Guest

    very interesting...actually I used http but will try ftp instead. You would
    think http would work as Cisco offers it to download software? anyhow, it's
    worth trying...

    thanks, Kerry
     
    Kerry, Jan 29, 2004
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  4. Kerry

    Kerry Guest

    I just re-downloaded the files. I started in the browser but used windows xp
    pro iexplorer. This time the file was 90kb instead of the 93kb...very
    interesting as I didn't do anything different. it's late over here and i
    figured i would just retry the download.

    so, the tftp worked perfect. Now I have to figure out how to reset the
    configuration back to factory default.

    Do you recommend using an ftp program instead of iexplorer? I use it with my
    website...I suppose I should know better...

    thanks, Kerry
     
    Kerry, Jan 29, 2004
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  5. :so, the tftp worked perfect. Now I have to figure out how to reset the
    :configuration back to factory default.

    As it is a 501, you can use

    configure factory-default

    That command is also supported on 506/506E as of 6.2(1).
     
    Walter Roberson, Jan 29, 2004
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  6. Kerry

    Kerry Guest

    thanks!

    I printed out the configuration manual from Cisco...it seems well written.

    Hey Walter I just noticed that you are from the University of Manitoba?
    Greetings, I am orgininally from Edmonton, Alberta. My mother was born in
    Winnipeg. She called it Winterpeg...hope you aren't freezing there...

    cheers

    Kerry
     
    Kerry, Jan 30, 2004
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