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Incomplete error

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I have a Linux VM trying to send traffic over port 25 smtp and I am getting an incomplete message on the PAN-VM. I have done a few tests with port 587 and works fine, I have gone through the rules in focus detail to verify the rule should allow it but still no go. Any ideas where else I can look or tools to use to narrow down this issue? Thanks


Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

Thank you for the post @razzitpca


Could you navigate to: Monitor > Logs > Traffic, then search logs to confirm what rule is getting hit? To filter logs, you can use for example: ( port.dst eq 25). If you are seeing: "incomplete" message in the Detailed Log View, this indicates that TCP 3 way hand shake has not completed:


In order to drill down more into details of the traffic, I would recommend to take packet capture on data plane interface with the filter for this traffic, then export it and check it in Wireshark:


Kind Regards



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Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite


In my experience, it has usually been a routing issue. Check all of your routing as well as policy base forwarding.


Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

Could also be that the other side is blocking your traffic over port 25.

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