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Cisco ASA 9.2 SSH Configuration

Cisco ASA 9.2 SSH Configuration

Cisco ASA 9.2 SSH Configuration

What's up folks. I need a bit of help with a new ASA5525. I want to configure SSH access which seems very simple but I can't get it to work.

I followed a guide I found on the Cisco website (link below) but when I test the connection it fails and the ASA log shows the following entry.

"Fail to establish SSH session because RSA host key retrieval failed".

The guide looks fairly straightforward except for the certificate part so maybe that's where I messed up.

Where the guide says to use the default options (ADSM Version 7.2.1 Configuration Steps 4 & 5), I received an error when trying to use the "Default-RSA-Key" so I created a new one and self signed it. The enrolment process seemed to completed ok but I'm not sure if this is expected behaviour (since it's different that the guide).


Any ideas how I can fix this?


RE: Cisco ASA 9.2 SSH Configuration

Did you generate the host key on the ASA? Make sure you have the hostname and domain defined.

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