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Connections Limit Reached

Connections Limit Reached

Connections Limit Reached

(OP)
Hello All

Forgive me if this is a repeat question, I didn't see it anywhere in the recent threads.

I have an ASA 5512 and my connections seems to be limited at 100000.

Can someone help me to change this as it throws away all successive connections. Thank you

Matt M

RE: Connections Limit Reached

Hello. First of all the correct forum is: https://www.tek-tips.com/threadminder.cfm?pid=1598
Nevertheless, according to Cisco 5512-X with Security Plus license is limited to 100k concurrent connection. If you need more you need a higher model ASA.

RE: Connections Limit Reached

(OP)
Thank you so much... really appreciate your help... so I cant ever up that number with a different licence for the appliance?... I have to get a new device altogether?

Thanks

RE: Connections Limit Reached

Yes, that's the limit for the device. Also, Cisco announced EOL for 5512-X so it may be time to replace. Keep in mind that the # of connections includes EVERYTHING, TCP, UDP, all xlates through all zones (if you have DMZs and such), so size with some serious overkill and forget about it. Until mighty Cisco discontinues that model too, of course :)

RE: Connections Limit Reached

(OP)
Thank so much for the info... really appreciate it.... I use all HP devices and have this one cisco device and have to deal with it with no support contract and it drives me nuts.... Have you any suggestions that I can use to try and mitigate the too many connections issue? Thanks

RE: Connections Limit Reached

Not without knowing your network. Seems quite a bit. Are you running a website? E-commerce? Do you have a noise/infected host inside that creates a lot of outbound requests?

RE: Connections Limit Reached

(OP)
Thanks so much for all the feedback. really appreciate it. Sorry I took so long to get back. have really had my hands full thus week. Take care and thanks again

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