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What is the performance impact of having many addresses to match against?  If I have an address group that has hundreds of individual addresses in it (some FQDN), others ip netmask, will it have a noticible impact on performance?  We are using a 2050 primarily for URL filtering.

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L4 Transporter

We do not have any published numbers for such a test case.  If possible try to use a subnet  to aggregate groups of devices and minimize the number of "look ups" that have to be made. But I think the impact will not be noticable.

Steve Krall

In this case, the addresses cannot be represented by subnets or vlans as they are individual nodes across all our subnets and vlans.  I noticed in the config that there is a stated limit of 10,000 under config/devices/platform/limits but I also noticed that in the same area there is a limit of 500 addresses in an address-group.  I will take this as the practical limit for us. 

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