0x8000 is the new 0x4124

On new ISR routers with XE-SDWAN version 16.10.3+, you can only log in with the default password once. Over console, there is a message printed that warns you to change the password, but it can easily get lost in all the other console output.

Automating Certificate Install on ASA with Netmiko

Here is a little script I wrote to automate putting certificates onto ASAs. It also activates the cert on the inside interface (mine is a one-armed VPN concentrator). The cert is assumed to already in the correct format and named asabase64.cert.

Restart FDM WebUI

Sometimes, the FDM Web UI stops responding. I’ve found this especially on 6.5 code. To restart tomcat, go into expert mode and disable/enable: