106013: Dropping echo request to PAT address
Cisco ASA is a security device that provides the combined capabilities of a firewall, an antivirus, and an intrusion prevention system. It also facilitates virtual private network (VPN) connections. It helps to detect threats and stop attacks before they spread through the network.
Message: %ASA-2-106013: Dropping echo request from IP_address to PAT address IP_address.
Event 106013 is generated when the ASA discards an inbound ICMP Echo request packet with a destination address that corresponds to a PAT global address. It is discarded because it cannot specify which PAT host should receive the packet. The source and PAT IP addresses are specified in the message.
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