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Cisco Bug: CSCus99317 - ASA resets HTTP connection on getting many requests within short period

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Oct 31, 2017

Products (1)

  • Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls

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The problem is seen when doing unit tests of asa device package.
It is noticed that if the device package sends http requests, such as http://<ip>/admin/exec/show%20version, then the connection got reset. Here is the message error:
ConnectionError: HTTPSConnectionPool(host='', port=443): Max retries exceeded with url: /admin/config?context=system (Caused by <class 'socket.error'>: [Errno 54] Connection reset by peer)

Sending many HTTP requests to ASA in a short period of time.
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