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Cisco Defense Orchestrator

Create and Import an ASA Model

An ASA model is a copy of the running configuration file of an ASA device that you have onboarded to CDO. You can download the ASA configuration to a text file and import it as an ASA model to another tenant that you manage.

Download ASA Configuration 

  1. On the CDO navigation bar, click Devices & Services
  2. Select an ASA device and in the Management on the left pane, click Configuration.
  3. Click Download to download the device configuration to your local computer.

Import ASA Configuration

Attention: The ASA running configuration file you are onboarding must be less than 4.5 MB. Confirm the size of the configuration file before you onboard it. 

  1. Navigate to the Devices & Services page.
  2. Click the blue plus (blue_cross_button.png) button to import the configuration.
  3. Click on Import a config file without a device.
  4. Select the Device Type as ASA.
  5. Click Browse and select the configuration file (text format) to upload.
  6. Once the configuration is verified, you're prompted to label the device or service. See Labels and Label Groups for more information. 
  7. After labeling your model device, you can view it in the Devices & Services list. 

Note: Depending on the size of the configuration and the number of other devices or services, it may take some time for the configuration to be analyzed.

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