We're noticing under stress testing that our ASA5520 is maxing its CPU out at about 3900 TCP connections per second. This is way lower than what Cisco quotes, and our rule set is quite small (a few dozen rules).
Is this normal? We are using an AIP-SSM-20 module - could that have an effect on the firewall CPU?
We have configured the outside and inside Interface with official ipv6 adresses, set a default route on outside Interface to our router, we also have definied a rule , which also gets hits, to permit tcp from inside Interface to any6.
In Syslog I also se...