Cisco Bug: CSCsz33131 - ASA 5580-40: significant performance drop in CPS and PPS in TFW mode
Nov 08, 2016
- Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls
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Symptom: When configured in transparent firewall mode (single or multiple context), the ASA 5580 exhibits a significant performance drop as followed: -New connection setup rate is maxed out at around 110,000 (110K) connections per second (CPS). This is about approximately 35% drop as compared to routed mode (datasheet validated number) of 150,000 (150K) CPS. -Packet per second (PPS) rate is maxed out at around 1,300,000 (1.3M) which is approximately 66% of the datasheet validated number (4M PPS). Conditions: ASA 5580 in transparent firewall mode (TFW).
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