PIX / ASA - How to enable ICMP Inspect

Below shows you how to enable ICMP inspection on a PIX 8.0(4)28.

Please Note : Below presumes you all ready have a policy map defined with the name of global_policy and this has already been assigned to your device using the service-policy command. 

PIX(config-cmap)# policy-map global_policy
PIX(config-pmap)# class inspection_default
PIX(config-pmap-c)# inspect icmp

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