Maximum number of routes nearing (IPv4) for Palo Alto Networks

Vendor

Palo Alto Networks

Description

Many devices have a limit for the number of IPv4 routes that can be defined. Indeni will alert prior to the number of routes reaching the limit.

Remediation Steps

Consider removing certain routes.

How does this work?

This alert logs into the Palo Alto Networks firewall through SSH and retrieves the state table. In there it looks for the maximum number of routes allowed.

Why is this important?

This alert logs into the Palo Alto Networks firewall through SSH and retrieves the state table. In there it looks for the maximum number of routes allowed.

Without Indeni how would you find this?

An administrator would be required to write a script. Alternatively, once an outage occurs, the administrator may see that the routing table is too big.


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