Firepower


Virtual Firepower (FTDv) automation deployment

While for long time firewall has typically been something associated with large metal appliances sitting on the outskirts of an infrastructure. More and more are looking into virtualizing also this part of their infrastructure. The…


Extending the life of your Firepower Lab Enviroment

When working with lab environments it is often an issue obtaining the proper licenses for the devices. This usually yields a tendency of using evaluation licenses of a temporal nature. But what happens when your…



Upgrading Cisco FTD 6.2.1 to 6.2.2

Installing the FTD 6.2.2 update on a ASA 5515X I noticed that Cisco released FTD 6.2.2 yesterday (05-sep-2017), why I naturally had to put it in my Demolab right away in order to see if…



From Cisco ASA to FTD with FDM

Intro I have been playing a little with a ASA 5515X appliance in the lab and have tried running the latest FTD code (6.2) with both stand-alone management (known as Firepower Device Manager) and the…


Cisco ASA with Firepower Services

I have had my hands on Ciscos new addition to their ASA firewall/IPS portfolio, the ‘Cisco ASA with Firepower Services’. And as with all technology there are both pros and cons to mention in this initial release…