Cisco ASA Audit Event: 303005

Cisco ASA Events

The logs of network perimeter devices such as firewalls, antivirus applications and intrusion prevention systems contain crucial information that helps to pre-emptively block security attacks and breaches. Hence, it's mandatory for you to monitor and audit these logs. Because Cisco ASA provides the combined functionality of all the three, it becomes all the more important to monitor its logs. 

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Cisco » 303005: Strict FTP inspection matched in policy map

303005: Strict FTP inspection matched in policy map

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-5-303005: Strict FTP inspection matched match_string in policy-map policy-name, action_string from src_ifc: sip /sport to dest_ifc: dip /dport.

Event 303005 is generated when an FTP inspection matches any one of the following configured values: filename, file type, request command, server, or username. In case of a match, the action specified in the action string would be performed. The message contains information on the:

  • Match clause in the policy map.
  • Name of the policy map that had matched.
  • Action to be taken.
  • Source interface, IP address, and port number.
  • Destination interface, IP address, and port number.

How could you resolve this situation?

This event does not require any action.

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