Content Gateway Alarm: A client exceeded the 100 per second connection rate limit
- Article Number: 000006942
- Products: Forcepoint V10000 Appliance, Forcepoint V20000 Appliance, Forcepoint V5000 Appliance, Forcepoint Virtual Appliance, Forcepoint Web Security, TRITON AP-WEB, Web Security Gateway, Web Security Gateway Anywhere
- Version: 8.5, 8.4, 8.3, 8.2, 8.1, 8.0, 7.8, 7.7
- Last Published Date: June 09, 2020
Notes & Warnings
You may change the connection rate limit. A value from 1-1000 is acceptable. To modify the default limit, log into Content Gateway manager and select Configure > Networking > Connection management > Client Connection Control > Connection Rate Limit.
Why is Content Gateway displaying an alarm for the following error message?
“A client exceeded the 100 per second connection rate limit”
This error message occurs when a client exceeds Content Gateway’s threshold connection limit. Multiple reasons may account for a client with a high number of connections, such as a compromised client or a machine with a faulting application.
To determine which client is exceeding the connection limit: