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Cisco Bug: CSCuj23714 - Doc: CLI config guide for ASA 8.0: Incorrect password recovery procedure

Last Modified

Nov 09, 2016

Products (2)

  • Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls
  • Cisco ASA 5580 Adaptive Security Appliance

Known Affected Releases

8.0

Description (partial)

Symptom:
Step 13 in the password recovery procedure for ASA CLI config guide is incorrect and could cause potential loss in configuration if followed.

Step 13 Copy the running configuration to the startup configuration by entering the following command:
hostname(config)# copy running-config startup-config

This should be:

Step 13 Load the startup configuration by entering the following command:
hostname# copy startup-config running-config

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/asa80/configuration/guide/trouble.html#wp1058131

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