Enabling SSH on Cisco ASA

Steps needed to add a users, set up SSH authentication to point to Local database, and enable SSH on the outside interface.


config t

username Admin password password privilege 15

aaa authentication ssh console LOCAL

For telnet –

aaa authentication telnet console LOCAL

ssh outside outside – Enables SSH from anywhere in the world – I would recommend only enabling SSH for networks that you need, for example your home network, or home ISP network.

This is the setup I forget – – Create your cert!

crypto key generate rsa modulus 2048


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