[rescue] Cisco PIX 506 questions

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Tue Jul 3 16:50:27 CDT 2007

On Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 04:28:09PM -0500, Chad McAuley wrote:
> What options do I have for getting upgraded firmware?  I'm assuming
> it's the usual SmartNet/CCO deal like any other piece of Cisco
> equipment, but given that the PIX 506 was EOLed in 2002 and even the
> hardware support expired in May of this year would it even be possible
> to get a smartnet contract for this?  Would I have any luck just
> contacting Cisco's tech support and explaining what I want to do and
> see if they'd be willing to help me out?  Or is this a situation where
> I'd need to find someone with a CCO login that'd be willing to break
> the rules?

Ask the network guys at your $WORK, or just ask around for a friend who
has a CCO login.  That's just about the only way to do it - Cisco proper
will want money.


Bill Bradford 
Houston, Texas

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