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Cisco CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager Compatibility
Published: November 30, 2012Last Updated: October 29, 2013
This document lists the compatibility for software and hardware for Cisco CX platforms and Cisco Prime Security Manager (PRSM).
Compatibility information covers the following:
Note For compatibility information regarding related software, such as Active Directory, see the release notes for your software version at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps12521/prod_release_notes_list.html.
For a list of available documentation, see Finding ASA CX and Cisco Prime Security Manager Documentation at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asacx/roadmap/asacxprsmroadmap.html.
ASA, ASA CX Compatibility
The following topics cover compatibility for ASA and ASA CX devices.
Cisco Prime Security Manager ASA CX Device Support Matrix
Cisco Prime Security Manager (PRSM) Multiple Device mode can manage ASA CX devices and the ASAs that contain them. The following table shows the supported software versions for managed ASA CX devices based on the PRSM version.
The table is based on the ASA CX software version running on the device; if a cell includes an ASA version, that combination is supported when the ASA is running the indicated software version. The table assumes that you are running the most recently released build for a given ASA CX version.
Cisco ASA CX Hardware Compatibility
Cisco ASA CX Software can run on select hardware platforms. Some platforms are dedicated to the ASA CX, others allow you to install ASA CX as a software module.
The following table shows the hardware platforms that support each ASA CX hardware or software module, and the required ASA CX and ASA Software versions. The table assumes that you are running the most recently released build for a given ASA CX version.
Cisco Prime Security Manager ASA without CX Device Support
In addition to the ASA CX support matrix shown in Cisco Prime Security Manager ASA CX Device Support Matrix, PRSM 9.2 can manage Cisco ASA-5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) devices that do not include a CX module. The following table shows the supported models and ASA Software versions for non-CX ASA devices.
System Software Upgrade Paths
The following table shows the supported upgrade paths for System Software packages. Supported paths have been tested; any other combination is untested and is not supported. Thus, you might need to apply multiple upgrade packages to get to the current release.
Note Tested upgrade paths are for the most recent build number for a given version, and sometimes the second most recent build. For example, upgrade from 9.1(1) to 9.1(3) is tested with build 9.1(1) Build 21; 9.1(2) to 9.1(3) is tested with 9.1(2) Builds 29 and 42. To ensure the best results, you should upgrade to the most recent build for the release you are running before upgrading to a new version.
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