GNS3 | Please configure an ASA | configuration on windows 7 | ASA console problem solved
Emulate ASA in gns3:
This error means that you don't have configure the necessary files for ASA, you need to define these. In this post i also tell you that why ASA console hangs or don't show any thing when you start it.
Please carefully follow these step to configure ASA in gns3 on windows 7.
- Download ASA IOS
- Configure ASA in gns3
- Start the ASA
- Open the console
First you need two file for ASA one is ".kernel" and other is ".initrd.gz". In my case these are "asa802-k8.kernel" and asa802-k8.initrd.gz. You can download these files from following link:
Download ASA IOS for GNS3
Configure ASA in gns3:
Now run the gns3 open the Preferences from edit/preferences, and in qemu/ASA tab define the name for ASA and these two file i.e. "asa802-k8.kernel" and "asa802-k8.initrd.gz" in respective fileld.
Start the ASA:
Start the ASA and a qemu console window is open don't close this window.
Open the console:
Now open the ASA console by rigth clicking on it and after some time you received a message that copy these two commands and press enter, do this.
and then you received the welcome message of ASA.