Management CPU Utilization is 100%

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L1 Bithead

Management CPU Utilization is 100%

Our PA-500 management utlization reaches 100% sometimes...according to PA support, There's a process called 'gdindex.sh' runs every 15 minutes for log indexing.

We need to reduce the management plane traffic for better performance. Any suggestions?

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Re: Management CPU Utilization is 100%

I think there was probably a typo from support, it's most likely "genindex.sh" which runs every 15 minutes to create summary reports. There's quite a bit you can do to reduce some of those. Here's a good article on some steps that can help:

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/Featured-Articles/Tips-amp-Tricks-Reducing-Management-Plane-Loa...

 

The last part talks specifically about the reports, but the whole article is pretty helpful.

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