Can we use ASA for Web filtering?

Introduction. One of the ASA features is url filtering. It can be used to block or allow users from going to certain urls/websites.

What is Cisco URL filtering?

The URL Filtering feature enables the user to provide controlled access to Internet websites or Intranet sites by configuring the URL-based policies and filters on the device. The user can configure the URL Filtering profiles to manage the web access.

How do I check my ASA throughput?

Calculating Throughput

  1. Login to the ASA via the CLI and run the ‘clear traffic’ and ‘clear interface’ commands to zero out the statistics.
  2. Wait about 5 minutes for ASA to gather statistics on traffic traversing the firewall.
  3. Run the ‘show traffic’ command.
  4. Go to the section “Aggregated Traffic on Physical Interface”

How do I whitelist an IP address on a Cisco ASA?

In order to Configure Security Intelligence, navigate to Configuration > ASA Firepower Configuration > Policies > Access Control Policy, select Security Intelligence tab. Choose the feed from the Network Available Object, move to Whitelist/ Blacklist column to allow/block the connection to the malicious IP address.

How much is a Cisco ASA?


Part Number Description List Price
ASA5505-BUN-K9 Cisco ASA 5505 10-User Bundle $595.00
ASA5512-K9 Cisco ASA 5512-X Security Plus Firewall $3,995.00
ASA5512-IPS-K9 Cisco ASA 5512-X Security Plus Firewall with IPS $6,495.00
ASA5515-K9 Cisco ASA 5515-X Security Plus Firewall $4,995.00

What is a URL filter?

Uniform Resource Locator (URL) filtering is a process that enables organizations to restrict the websites and content that employees can access.

How do I enable URL filtering in FMC?

1) Ensure URL Filtering is enabled under System > Integration > Enable URL Filtering (ticked). You can also manually update by clicking on Update Now. 2) Ensure URL Filtering License is installed and applied to the managed device (sensor) under System > Classic Licenses (ASA FirePOWER) / Smart Licenses (FTD).

How do I check CPU usage in ASA firewall?

Cisco ASA allows monitoring of CPU usage per security context. This is useful to determine which context is utilizing the most of the CPU cycles. Use the show cpu usage context all command to check the CPU utilization on each of the configured security contexts.

Does Cisco ASA have a GUI?

Cisco’s Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM) is the GUI tool used to manage the Cisco ASA security appliances.

How do I enable HTTP server on ASA?

Cisco 5505 ASA: Activating HTTP/ASDM Access with Putty Steps?

  1. Connect to the ASA.
  2. ASA> en. Password: ******** ASA# configure terminal. ASA(config)#
  3. ASA(config)#http inside.
  4. ASA(config)#http server enable.
  5. ASA(config)#write mem.

How do I block an IP address on a Cisco ASA firewall?

What is Cisco ASA 5510 adaptive security?

Cisco ASA 5510 Adaptive Security Appliance The Cisco ASA 5510 Adaptive Security Appliance delivers advanced security and networking services for small and medium-sized businesses and enterprise remote/branch offices in an easy-to-deploy, cost-effective appliance.

How many appliances does the Cisco ASA 5540 support in a cluster?

The Cisco ASA 5540 supports up to 10 appliances in a cluster, supporting a maximum of 25,000 SSL VPN peers or 50,000 IPsec VPN peers per cluster.

What is included in ASA 5520 firewall edition?

Cisco ASA 5520 Firewall Edition includes 4 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces + 1 Fast Ethernet interface, 750 IPsec VPN peers, 2 SSL VPN peers, Active/Active and Active/Standby high availability, 3DES/AES license

What is the difference between Asa 5550 and Asa 5580-20?

Cisco ASA 5550 Firewall Edition includes 8 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces + 1 Fast Ethernet interface, 4 Gigabit SFP interfaces, 5000 IPsec VPN peers, 2 SSL VPN peers, DES license Cisco ASA 5580-20 Firewall Edition includes 2 management interfaces, 10,000 IPsec VPN peers, 2 SSL VPN peers, DES license