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Updated:November 11, 2016
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Starting with release 1.2(7.8), there are two versions of the Cisco ASA Device Package software for ACI:
Cisco ASA Device Package software for ACI - Same as the original version that was available with version 1.2(6) and earlier. This version allows you to configure many important features of ASA from the APIC, including, but not limited to, the following:
– Application inspection
– High availability
Cisco ASA Device Package Fabric Insertion software for ACI - This version contains the following subset of the features of the original version:
– Dynamic routing
– Static routing
Cisco ASA Device Package software supports only the version of APIC that it is shipped with.
The following table lists the supported versions of the Cisco ASA software for each of the supported platforms:
Manually Re-Sync the APIC if You Changed the Version of ASA After It Was Registered with the APIC
Use this workaround for caveat CSCva89163:
Symptom Some commands do not work. For example, the information for the network and neighbor commands is not displayed (CSCva89163).
Conditions If you are using a version of the ASA that is different from the version that is registered with APIC, it does not automatically re-register with the APIC. Therefore, if you are using an older version of ASA, some commands may not be supported.
Workaround Manually re-sync the APIC with the ASA by completing the following procedure:
Step 1 On the Tenants tab of the APIC GUI, expand L4-L7 Services in the left pane.
Step 2 Expand L4-L7 Devices.
Step 3 Expand the firewall that is running APIC.
Step 4 Right-click the device that is running APIC, and select Re-Query for Device Validation.
Download the Software
If you have a Cisco.com login, you can obtain the Cisco ASA Device Package software image from:
To upgrade from an older to a newer version, you do not need to remove the previous software package if your APIC release has the fix for CSCuv4353. Otherwise, remove the older version from the APIC before installing the newer version.
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