Installation Instructions for Cisco ASA 5510

Solution ID:    SO6496    Updated:    06/19/2017

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This document provides installation instructions for ASA 5510 that runs software version 8.0(2) and ASDM version 6.0(2). If you are unable to use these instructions for your server, Symantec recommends that you contact the server vendor or the organization, which supports ASA 5510.

Step 1: Download the Symantec Root and Intermediate CA Certificate

NOTE: For Cisco ASDM 6.3 and 6.1, you must install the Root and Intermediate CA Certificates first before generating your RSA key.

NOTE: Click here to check which certificate type you have purchased
 

  1. Click here to download the Symantec Root CA
  2. Click here to download Symantec Intermediate CA certificate.
    Select the appropriate Intermediate CA certificate for your SSL Certificate type.
     

Step 2: Install the Symantec Root CA Certificate

  1. Within ASDM, click Configuration > Device Management
  2. Click Certificate Management > CA Certificates
  3. Click Add
  4. Click Paste certificate in PEM Format > paste the root certificate into the text field
  5. Click Install Certificate


A dialog box appears that confirms the installation was successful.
 

Step 3: Install the Symantec Intermediate CA Certificate

  1. Within ASDM, click Configuration > Device Management
  2. Click Certificate Management > CA Certificates
  3. Click Add
  4. Click Paste certificate in PEM Format > paste the Intermediate CA certificate into the text field
  5. Click Install Certificate


A dialog box appears that confirms the installation was successful.

Step 4: Obtain the SSL Certificate

  1. The Symantec certificate will be sent by email. The certificate is included as an attachment (Cert.cer) and it is also imbedded
     in the body of the email.
  2. Copy and paste the certificate into a text file using Vi or a Notepad

    The text file should look like:

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
        
            [encoded data]

    -----END CERTIFICATE-----
     
  3. Make sure there are 5 dashes to either side of the BEGIN CERTIFICATE and END CERTIFICATE and that no white spaces,
    extra line breaks or additional characters have been inadvertently added.

    NOTE: You can also download the certificate from your Symantec Trust Center account.
    When downloading the certificate, please select X.509 as a certificate format and copy only the End Entity Certificate
     
  4. Save the file as SSLcert.pem


Step 5: Install the SSL Certificate

  1. Click Configuration > Device Management
  2. Click Certificate Management > Identity Certificates
  3. Select the identity certificate you created (The Expiry Date should display Pending)
  4. Click Install
  5. Click Paste the certificate data in base-64 format > paste the certificate into the text field
  6. Click Install Certificate


A dialog box appears that confirms the installation was successful.
 

 Step 6: Activate the newly installed SSL certificate for use

  1. Click Configuration > Device Management
  2. Expand Advanced, and then expand SSL Settings
  3. Under Certificates, select the interface that is used to termintate WebVPN sessions
  4. Click Edit
  5. In the Certificate drop-down list, choose the certificate that you just installed
  6. Click OK
  7. Click Apply
  8. Your new certificate should now be activated for use with your ASA.
  9. Verify your installation with the Symantec Installation Checker


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         For more information, refer to Cisco ASA documentation

 

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