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Drops on ASA 5505 ver 7.2(2)

We have a customer with an ASA 5505, which is dropping packets on the outside interface. The output from the "show interface" indicates Switch ingress policy drops.

show int e0/0

Interface Ethernet0/0 "", is up, line protocol is up

Hardware is 88E6095, BW 100 Mbps

Full-Duplex(Full-duplex), 100 Mbps(100 Mbps)

Available but not configured via nameif

MAC address 001a.e2ef.f201, MTU not set

IP address unassigned

277059685 packets input, 74460445394 bytes, 0 no buffer

Received 44 broadcasts, 0 runts, 0 giants

0 input errors, 0 CRC, 0 frame, 0 overrun, 0 ignored, 0 abort

0 L2 decode drops

17179909933 switch ingress policy drops

23266211 packets output, 7912969026 bytes, 0 underruns

0 output errors, 0 collisions, 0 interface resets

0 babbles, 0 late collisions, 0 deferred

0 lost carrier, 0 no carrier

0 rate limit drops

0 switch egress policy drops

Has anyone seen this before, as i cannot find any information on the CCO to troubleshoot this issue

New Member

Re: Drops on ASA 5505 ver 7.2(2)

I have looked at this, but the nameif command is used on the vlan int & the vlan is up. The ASA is connected to a router, so i can't see tagged traffic hitting the interface?

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Re: Drops on ASA 5505 ver 7.2(2)

Hey Everyone,

I am karim

I am using firewall asa5540 7(2).2 and I can see several and continious packet dropped on all interfaces. My asa's are connected usingauto/auto to switches cisco 2950 also using auto/auto.

Can anyone help?


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Re: Drops on ASA 5505 ver 7.2(2)

You should never have two Cisco devices connected and set to auto/auto. Always hard code your important links.