Install Cisco IOS on Switches Using XModem

There comes a point in every engineers life where you find yourself having to load software onto a Cisco switch. More often than not we find ourselves doing this in 2019 to Cisco switches that are now used for labbing…

Add Firepower Management Center Certificate using CLI

In this article I want to demonstrate how too add signed certificates to the Firepower Management Center (FMC) using the CLI. If you've worked with the FMC for some time, you'll know that the GUI can be quite limited when…

Configuring Site-to-Site VPN for Firepower Threat Defense

In this article we will take a look at how to configure site-to-site virtual private networks (VPN) on Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) managed devices. Note: This demonstration assumes that managed devices are licensed appropriately.   In this demonstration, the site-to-site…

Configuring Remote Access VPN on Firepower

In this article we are going to take a look at how to configure remote access VPN's on Firepower devices. This demonstration is based on the following lab environment: Cisco Virtual Firepower Management Center Cisco Virtual Firepower Threat Defense Cisco…