PIX 6.3 - Enabling SSH

To enable ssh on your PIX (6.3) run the following,

hostname myfw
ca gen rsa key 1024
ssh 0 0 inside
ssh timeout 60
passwd 123
ca save all

When you go to log in your username will be pix and the password 123.

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