F5 SNAT port exhaustion occurring

This is a real life sample alert from indeni

Description:

You are encountering SNAT port exahustion. The logs from /var/log/ltm are:
01010201:2: Inet port exhaustion on 10.1.21.26 to 172.28.21.71:53 (proto 17)
01010201:2: Inet port exhaustion on 10.10.10.211 to 172.28.21.123:80 (proto 6)

Manual Remediation Steps:

Follow SOL7820 to resolve this. Note that if CMP is used, you should also read SOL11004.

How does this alert work?

indeni reviews the logs in files such as /var/log/ltm and compares them with the available knowledge pertaining to what those logs mean.

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