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PIX Firewall encounters high CPU usage when configuring or compiling access lists

Core issue

In PIX 7.x, the PIX shows high CPU usage and freezes the console access while configuring or compiling access lists. This behavior is observed with the service groups that have a high number of members and service groups of ports.


This issue is documented in Cisco bug ID CSCsd46922 and is fixed in PIX IOS  version 7.0(5) and later.

Product Family

Firewall - PIX 500 series

PIX Software Version

PIX version 7.x

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Last update:
‎06-17-2009 10:17 PM
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