How do I determine if there is high packet loss or if the session limit is being reached on my Firewall?

Posted on 2011-03-22
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How do I determine if there is high packet loss or if the session limit is being reached on my Firewall? I'm new to firewalls. Thanks.
Question by:deluxerider

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On a juniper netscreen/ssg,  get session info will give u the current session count and the max supported sessions.

which firewall are u using

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hi, thanks. it is an SSG5.
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Packet stats on Layer 2 (ethernet, DSL, etc.) can be seen per interface in the WebUI at Reports > Counters > Hardware; Layer 3 at Reports > Counters > Flow.
In CLI the resp. commands are
   get counter statistics interface ...
   get counter flow interface ...
here you can collect stats additionally per zone instead of interface.

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