pix 501 ssh?

Discussion in 'Cisco' started by Troy, Jul 23, 2004.

  1. Troy

    Troy Guest

    I am running multiple pix 501 firewall and use putty via ssh to access
    them.
    The problem I am having is that after a month or so I loss the
    ablility to acccess the box via ssh. I then have to go onsite and
    zeroize the key and re create it and then it works for awhile again.

    How do I get the ssh to stay permanent?

    Am I missing something?

    Any thoughts appreciated.

    Troy
     
    Troy, Jul 23, 2004
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  2. Troy

    Rik Bain Guest

    Did you do a "ca save all"?


    Rik
     
    Rik Bain, Jul 23, 2004
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  3. Troy

    Troy Guest

    Not at first.

    I have since done a "ca save all" and that has not changed anything.

    Troy
     
    Troy, Jul 24, 2004
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  4. Troy

    Rik Bain Guest

    When you generate the RSA key, it will not be saved after a reload. ca
    save all will save it to flash. So, if the key was not saved and the pix
    reloaded, you will need to regenerate it and then save it.
     
    Rik Bain, Jul 24, 2004
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