Cisco ASA Audit Event: 201002

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 » 201002: Too many TCP connections

201002: Too many TCP connections

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-3-201002: Too many TCP connections on {static|xlate}global_address econns nconns.

Event 201002 is generated when the maximum number of TCP connections to the specified global address is exceeded. The maximum number of embyronic connections and the maximum number of connections peritted for the static or xlate global address are specified in the message.

How could you resolve this situation?

Use the 'show static' or 'show nat' command to check the limit imposed on connections to a static address.The limit is configurable.

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