How can we see/monitor firewall throughput? not of interfaces

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How can we see/monitor firewall throughput? not of interfaces

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Is there a way to check/monitor PA advertised throughput values for the following. Now since the new firewalls are out, PA sales are pitching for upgrades and management wants to know the numbers.


App-ID firewall throughput
Threat prevention throughput 
IPSec VPN throughput
Connections per second


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SO the only way that the firewall would actually account for this on its own would be through DP values, or you could simply utilize a sole 10Gig interface as testing and flood that interface. From personal testing though Palo Alto's published numbers are pretty much exactly what you're going to get. 

@BPry I don't want to test i want to see/monitor current use of these values. So if you have tested firewall for these numbers, how did you do it. What commands reveal these numbers/values.


You literally measure the throughput of the device with that feature enabled, generally with a set packet size. That's why you won't really be able to measure this on a set box. These numbers are generated with the set feature turned on using a set packet size and throughput is measured until you max the box. Then those numbers are published. 


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