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Cisco Bug: CSCur19726 - High CPU on SSLVPN_PROCESS and process switching.

Last Modified

Nov 27, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Software Activation on Integrated Services Routers

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Description (partial)

When using Anyconnect SSLVPN, the totality of the packets seems to be process switched in certain scenarios:

SSLVPN-router#show proc cpu sort
CPU utilization for five seconds: 27%/10%; one minute: 22%; five minutes: 22%
 PID Runtime(ms)     Invoked      uSecs   5Sec   1Min   5Min TTY Process 
 476      126388     1391819         90 11.75%  5.99%  6.08%   0 SSLVPN_PROCESS   
 185      158526     3258290         48  3.03%  6.66%  6.46%   0 IP Input

SSL VPN configured with Anyconnect

Transfer through the tunnel is initiated.

High CPU is observed.

If write mem, or any other Process level command or task is initiated, packet handling and processes will compete for resources, the transfer speeds will become slow.
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