Firewall – Rate Limit?

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    brian360
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    I notice you can set a rate limit for logging firewall events, but is it also possible to set a rate limit for rule matching from the web GUI?

    For example, I’d like to make my system responsive to pings at no more than 1 per second on ETH01, dropping further ICMP ECHO_REQUEST packets sent at any rate faster than that.

    Thanks,
    Brian

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    imported_fulvio
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    Sorry, it’s not possible from the web interface.
    I will include this feature in one of the next releases.

    #45158

    You can also limit ICMP traffic by creating QoS rule for ICMP and combine it with maximum ICMP echo-request size in your Firewall.

    For instance common icmp echo-request size from windows workstation is 32+28=60B. If you create QoS class with maximum speed of 600B/s=4800bit/s, then you will allow only 10 requests/second.

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