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Last Modified : 05/02/2018

Installation Instructions for Cisco ASA 5510

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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 the server, RapidSSL recommends that you contact the server vendor or the organization, which supports ASA 5510.


Step 1: Download the RapidSSL intermediate CA and Root 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.

    1.    Download the RapidSSL Root CA certificate from this link.
    2.    Save the file as root.txt
    3.    Download the Intermediate CA certificate from this link.
    4.    Save the file as intermediate_ca.txt


Step 2: Install the RapidSSL Root 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 (root.txt) into the text field.
    5.    Click Install Certificate.
 
           A dialog box appears that confirms the installation was successful.
 

Step 3: Install the RapidSSL 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 (intermediate_ca.txt) into the text field.
    5.    Click Install Certificate.

           A dialog box appears that confirms the installation was successful.


Step 4: Obtain the RapidSSL certificate

    1.    The RapidSSL certificate download link will be sent by email.

    2.    Download and extract the certificate zip file from the email. 

           If the certificate email is missing, click here for steps to download the RapidSSL certificate.
 

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.    The new certificate should now be activated for use with ASA.
    9.    You can verify the installation of your certificate using the RapidSSL CryptoReport


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            For more information, refer to Cisco ASA documentation