Cisco Secure PIX Firewall 410 ILC

Cisco Secure PIX Firewall

Course Code : 005

Workshop : Training

Duration :


The CSPFA course is designed for delivery by Cisco Training Partners. After completing this course, you will be able to learn the following:

  • Describe PIX Firewall features, models, components, and benefits.
  • Configure the PIX Firewall to statically and dynamically translate IP addresses.
  • Configure the PIX Firewall to control inbound and outbound traffic.
  • Configure object groups to simplify ACL configuration.
  • Configure the PIX Firewall to send messages to a Syslog server.
  • Explain the routing functionality of the PIX Firewall.
  • Configure content filtering on the PIX Firewall.
  • Configure the PIX Firewall as a DHCP client.
  • Configure special protocol handling on the PIX Firewall.
  • Configure AAA on the PIX Firewall.
  • Configure failover on the PIX Firewall.
  • Configure the PIX Firewall’s IDS feature set.
  • Configure a site-to-site VPN using the PIX Firewall.
  • Configure a VPN Client-to-PIX Firewall VPN.
  • Perform password recovery on the PIX Firewall.
  • Upgrade PIX Firewall software images.
  • Perform a PIX Firewall activation key upgrade.
  • Configure command authorization.
  • Configure the PIX Firewall to send traps to a SNMP Network Management Station.
  • Configure the PIX Firewall to permit SNMP traffic.
  • Configure a secure connection to the PIX Firewall using SSH.
  • Install the PIX Device Manager and use it to configure the PIX Firewall.


This task-oriented course teaches the knowledge and skills needed to describe, configure, verify and manage the PIX Firewall product family.


This course is beneficial basically for the students who meet the following prerequisites:

  • Possess Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification or the equivalent knowledge.
  • Working knowledge of basic network security and a solid grasp of TCP/IP and fundamental networking concepts.
  • Be familiar with encryption technologies: DES, 3DES, RSA, hashing algorithms (MD5/SHA), and IPSec.
  • Have a basic knowledge of the Windows operating system.


  • Introduction
  • Network Security and Cisco
  • Cisco PIX Firewall Technology and Features
  • Cisco PIX Firewall Family
  • Getting Started with the Cisco PIX Firewall
  • OutboundTranslations and Connections
  • InboundTranslations and Connections
  • Object Grouping
  • Protocol Handling
  • Attack Guards, Intrusion Detection, and Shunning
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
  • Failover
  • Site-to-Site Virtual Private Network