Network port(s) running in half duplex for Palo Alto Networks

Vendor

Palo Alto Networks

Description

Indeni will alert one or more network ports is running in half duplex.

Remediation Steps

Many times ports are in half duplex due to an autonegotation error or a misconfiguration.

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/Management-Articles/How-to-Display-Port-Information-Connected-Media-Interface/ta-p/61715

How does this work?

This alert logs into the Palo Alto Networks firewall through SSH and retrieves the status of all network interfaces. In that output, it looks for the actual runtime duplex of each interface.

Why is this important?

This alert logs into the Palo Alto Networks firewall through SSH and retrieves the status of all network interfaces. In that output, it looks for the actual runtime duplex of each interface.

Without Indeni how would you find this?

The duplex of network interfaces can be retrieved through SNMP.


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