SSH Handshake State dataplane pool utilization high for Palo Alto Networks

Vendor

Palo Alto Networks

Description

Palo Alto Networks Firewalls: SSH Handshake State dataplane pool utilization high. The dataplane of a Palo Alto Networks firewall has several pools, each with a different role. Indeni will alert when a pool is near exhaustion.

Remediation Steps

Contact Palo Alto Networks technical support.

How does this work?

This script logs into the Palo Alto Networks firewall through SSH and retrieves the status of all the pools. The output includes the total size of the pools and how many elements are available. indeni utilizes this output to determine when the pool is running low on available elements.

Why is this important?

This script logs into the Palo Alto Networks firewall through SSH and retrieves the status of all the pools. The output includes the total size of the pools and how many elements are available. indeni utilizes this output to determine when the pool is running low on available elements.

Without Indeni how would you find this?

An administrator would need to write a script to poll their firewalls for the information, or simply wait until there's an issue and open a support ticket with TAC.


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