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on PanOS 4.0 I have to disable "tcp_drop_out_of_wnd" check with this command :

>set deviceconfig setting tcp drop-out-of-wnd no

How to disable "tcp_drop_out_of_wnd" check on PanOS 4.1 (4.1.5) ??




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set deviceconfig setting tcp asymmetric-path bypass

A question, are you disabling this because of RDP or SMB (nfs) performance problems?  I havent read anything about others having that problem.  But when i disabled tcp_drop_out_of_win this solved my issue.  Just wondering if this is a bug with PANFW.

Thanks for the reply.

No I disable tcp_drop_out_of_wnd because some http (only http, not in ftp) download break.

This is totally random, ticket is open on PaloAlto support since 1 month.

Maybe it's because (I think, Palo Alto don't give any solution or suggestion) I have a special network architecture :



            Vsys 1

             /   |    \

           /     |     \

         /       |      \

  Vsys2  Vsys3  Vsys4

I think intervsys routing don't like tcp_drop_out_of_wnd check.

We had to use this same command to address some issues on our network with HTTP traffic as well. Still not a 100% clear on why, but it definitely made a difference.  I was told the new command in 4.1 combines a couple tweaks that were separate commands in previous versions. I was told this turns off actions for TCP sliding window tracking errors as well as disables TCP sequence number check for FIN/RST. We also had problems with the tcp non-syn reject.

We had to run this command when having issues with rsh to systems that took longer then need be to respond.We also used it with bypass-exceed to prevent premature tcp timeout issues.

PAN#set deviceconfig setting tcp drop-out-of-wnd no
PAN#set deviceconfig setting tcp bypass-exceed-oo-queue yes

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