Note on AAA when using cisco ASA

It’s common practice to have multiple users on a firewall, and each user may have different levels of access, such as admin accounts, while others may have just read-only accounts. The cisco ASA is no different and it is quite easy to setup a local AAA (authentication / authorization / accounting) server so you can … Continue reading Note on AAA when using cisco ASA

Lessons learnt : ASA 8.4 and NAT rules

- DNS doctoring via NAT policies DNS doctoring is an ASA feature wherein a client sends a DNS request for a particular website, say http://www.example.com. This DNS request gets inspected by the ASA, and the ASA can then control which IP gets returned to the client (in essence the ASA acts as a DNS proxy). … Continue reading Lessons learnt : ASA 8.4 and NAT rules