Re: Cisco PIX-501 questions

From: Mike Ruskai (
Date: 05/07/04

Date: Thu, 06 May 2004 23:17:38 GMT

On Thu, 06 May 2004 11:30:32 -0400, Michael Sherman wrote:

>On Thu, 06 May 2004 09:34:54 GMT, "Mike Ruskai"
><> wrote:
>>One of these was installed as a firewall for a web server, and it's fallen on
>>me to administer it now.
>>I've downloaded the command reference, but there's nearly nothing intuitive
>>about how this thing works. Right now there are two questions I'd most like
>>answered, which may go a ways towards answering others that come up in the
>>1) The external address is configured as xx.xx.98.250 with a netmask of
>> The actual IP addresses we have are from xx.xx.110.98 to
>>xx.xx.110.105 (maybe more). How exactly is this actually working with that
>>address configuration?
>Are the xx.xx.110.98-110.105 internal? or is that your public range?
>In which case the ext ip will need to change. "ip address outside

Those are the public IPs. The funny thing is, it's working. Traffic to
those IPs ends up at the firewall. Perhaps it's something to do with the
VLAN setup at the hosting company.

>>3) How do I delete a single access-list line? I did "no access-list
>>outside_acces_in" to get rid of multiple lines that were made with a typo
>>(via command recall, of course - didn't make the same typo multiple times).
>>But if I try "no access-list outside_access_in line 5" (which does exist,
>>according to "show access-list"), I get a summary of options for the
>>access-list command. My syntax is completely correct according to the
>>command reference. So what is it that I'm missing?
>the "line" is only in pix version 6.3.3 i think? verifiy which
>version of the software you are running with a "show ver". I would
>flash it to 6.3.3 if it is not running that, as it has a lot of extras
>and fixes.

Show version reports 6.3(3), which I assume is 6.3.3 in normal version

>to remove the access-list you would pretty much complete the
>access-list command shown with a no in front of it. omit the line ""
>from it when removing if it shows that.
>ex. access-list outside_access_in permit ip any any
>to remove it would be "no access-list outside_access_in permit ip any
>hope this helps.

I actually thought of that after posting, and it does work to remove the
unwanted lines.

 - Mike
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