Cisco ASA Audit Event: 321005

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. 

ManageEngine's EventLog Analyzer, a comprehensive log management solution, collects and analyzes the log data from Cisco ASA devices, triggers alerts and generate reports on detected security incidents thus helping you to take suitable measures against security threats, if any. 

Cisco » 321005: System CPU utilization reached a certain percentage

321005: System CPU utilization reached a certain percentage

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-2-321005: System CPU utilization reached utilization %.

Event 321005 is generated when the system CPU utilization reaches 95 percent or more and remains at this level for five minutes. The percentage value of CPU being used is specified in the message.

How could you resolve this situation?

If the message keeps recurring, check the output of the 'show cpu' command and verify the CPU usage. If it occurs very frequently, contact Cisco TAC.

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