Difference between system resources in GUI and CLI

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Difference between system resources in GUI and CLI

Hello,


What is the difference between the System Resources in the GUI and the CLI? The CPU percentages are different.

 

 

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Re: Difference between system resources in GUI and CLI

hi @Farzana

 

you're looking at a PA-200 or -220 that have a shared (hardware) 'plane' for both management- and data-, so the cpu usage is calculated instead of measured

on larger platforms these numbers will be extracted from separated hardware


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Re: Difference between system resources in GUI and CLI

Thank you @reaper.

 

We are using VM-200. Does that mean the firewall is not utilizing the CPU cores that we assign to the Hyper-V? For example, we've assigned 8 cores to the Hyper-V and in the chrome extension picks up that it has 8 cores assign to it.

 

 In that case, does the management plane and the dataplane share all 8 or is it like one core for the dataplane and the rest for the management plane according to the website? (https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/documentation/80/virtualization/virtualization/about-the-vm-series-...)

 

I was also looking for a MIB OID to monitor the throughput of the firewall. The maximum I could see was 660Mbps. Could you please advise me the OID for the throughput monitor?

 

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Re: Difference between system resources in GUI and CLI

As you found on the page you linked, the VM-200 only supports 2 vCPUs. Anything added beyond the first two go to the management. Core 1 is management, core 2 is dataplane, and cores 3-8 are management in your environment.

 

I don't think there's a Throughput OID. You should be able to just walk the OIDs with your SNMP manager. You might get a better answer by posting a new thread since the subject of this thread doesn't mention SNMP.

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