Could you elaborate on what you'd like to know exactly ?
The default security profiles cannot be changed so you may be talking about something else.
In most situations changing the action on something (profiles, policies, ..) to drop, as opposed to allow, will lower hardware processing as you're now discarding something instead of applying inspection on the packets.
Yes, what I wanted to express was the change in the exceptions. If the security profiles on threats, default and stric, I clone and change signatures that come by default from alert to drop. Would hardware processing increase?
We can see that the signatures have by default to alert the traffic that matches these. If I change the action to drop in these and several more signatures, 98 more. Processing increases gradually?
That makes drastically more sense. Your processing wouldn't increase but by the time it gets to threat processing you won't see that big of a decrease either. Anytime you actually drop something you'll actually save a little in processing as it doesn't continue the inspection process, a drop action will never increase processing load.
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