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Cisco Bug: CSCum67159 - ENH : Unclear warning while enabling AC essentials license

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Apr 17, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls

Known Affected Releases

9.1(4)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
When a key with anyconnect license enabled is activated, the warning message is not clear enough to understand that the clientless webvpn and hostscan features will not work anymore as the anyconnect-essentials gets configured under the webvpn configuration.
Below is the message that comes up on cli as of now.

ASA# activation  0xdf1cc57f 0x94835e6a 0x3d4271bc 0xe0900464 0x$
Validating activation key. This may take a few minutes...

**********************************************************************
WARNING: AnyConnect Essentials license active. Basic VPN support is
in effect. For specific details, please refer to Cisco AnyConnect VPN
Client Administrator Guide.
**********************************************************************

The Warning should be extended to let the administrator know that:

Anyconnect essentials gets enabled under this part of the configuration:

webvpn
 anyconnect-essentials

Conditions:
1. Activating license key which has anyconnect essentials enabled on an ASA that acts as AnyConnect, Clientless SSLVPN Server with/without CSD.
2. Use CLI to activate the license.
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