Checking the Firewall Version

Sometimes, you might need to know the exact model of your Cisco ASA/ASAv device and its software version. For example, when downloading the VPN configuration file from Amazon, you need to provide the vendor, platform, and software version of your firewall device.

Check model and version in Cisco ASDM-IDM

  1. Verify that you're logged in to your firewall.
  2. In the menu bar of the running Cisco ASDM-IDM, select Help > About Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA).
  1. In the pop-up window, look for the following information:
    • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software Version: Lists the software version of the firewall. For example: 9.8(2)24.
    • Device Manager Version: Lists the software version of the Cisco ASDM-IDM interface. For example: 7.8(2).
    • Model Id: Lists the device model. For example: ASAv5.

Check model and version in the CLI

  1. Verify that you're logged in to your firewall.
  2. In the Cisco CLI, run the following command:
show version
  1. In the command response, look for the following information:
    • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software Version: Lists the software version of the firewall. For example: 9.8(2)24.
    • Device Manager Version: Lists the software version of the Cisco ASDM-IDM interface. For example: 7.8(2).
    • Model Id: Lists the device model. For example: ASAv5.

Next steps

Updated 7 months ago


Checking the Firewall Version


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