RX packets overrun for Check Point

Vendor

Check Point

Description

Indeni tracks the number of packets that had issues and alerts if the ratio is too high.

Remediation Steps

Packet overruns usually occur when there are too many packets being inserted into the port's memory buffer, faster than the rate at which the kernel is able to process them.

How does this work?

How many packets received by the interface is retrieved by running "ifconfig -a".

Why is this important?

How many packets received by the interface is retrieved by running "ifconfig -a".

Without Indeni how would you find this?

An administrator could login and manually check interface configuration, or use SNMP.


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