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Cisco - Connections service

The Cisco - Connections service monitors the number of connections currently in use by the Cisco firewall.

This service cannot use Self Healing.

Service Type SNMP
Instances on a Device 1
Supported Systems/Applications Cisco PIX and Cisco ASA firewalls.
Device Class Server - Generic, Workstation - Generic, Other, Printer, Scanner/Camera, Switch/Router, and Server - Windows
Monitored By Windows probe
Scan Interval 15 minutes
Cisco Firewall Connection Stat Description Index The index corresponding to the string number of connections currently in use by the entire firewall, which is determined by performing an SNMP walk on the cfwConnectionStatTable and locating the cfwConnectionStatDescription (.1.3.6.1.4.1.9.9.147.1.2.2.2.1.3).
Cisco Firewall Connection Stat Description Value The number of connections currently in use by the entire firewall.
Cisco Firewall Connection Stat Index The index corresponding to the string highest number of connections in use at any one time since system startup, which is determined by performing an SNMP walk on the cfwConnectionStatTable and locating cfwConnectionStatDescription (.1.3.6.1.4.1.9.9.147.1.2.2.2.1.3).
Cisco Firewall Connection Stat Description The highest number of connections in use at any one time since system startup.

OID/Calculation

Metric Name OID/Calculation Description
Current Connections 1.3.6.1.4.1.9.9.147.1.2.2.2.1.5 The number of connections currently in use by the entire firewall.
Max Connections 1.3.6.1.4.1.9.9.147.1.2.2.2.1.5 The highest number of connections in use at any one time since system startup.

To configure Cisco - Connections, walk the cfwConnectionStatTable table and look at cfwConnectionStatDescription.

# snmpwalk -Cp -On -c public -v1 10.150.1.20 .1.3.6.1.4.1.9.9.147.1.2.2.2.1.3

1.3.6.1.4.1.9.9.147.1.2.2.2.1.3.40.6 = STRING: "number of connections currently in use by the entire firewall"

.1.3.6.1.4.1.9.9.147.1.2.2.2.1.3.40.7 = STRING: "highest number of connections in use at any one time since system startup"

Variables found: 2

The default strings for the two parameters in the UI must correspond to these values.