Copy Files to Cisco ASA with SCP
August 25, 2014
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Recently I had to upload a new Anyconnect image to a ASA. I was running out of options. I used SCP for the first time, a little slow but worked great.
First enable SCP to be used:
ssh scopy enable
Then use a SCP client like Putty’s PSCP.exe to copy the file over. The command I used was:
pscp.exe image username@ip-of-ASA:Image-on-ASA-Name
pscp.exe anyconnect-win-3.1.05178-k9.pkg firstname.lastname@example.org:anyconnect-win-3.1.05178-k9.pkg
I kept getting the error: Fatal: Received unexpected end-of-file from server
I googled for this a long time, and nothing. So a good answer: This meant that the flash was full, and there was not enough room to save the file. I removed the old images, and copied this one just fine.