Limiting closed port RST



  • I got this message in my pfsense

    Oct  2 15:49:22 pfsense01 kernel: Limiting closed port RST response from 218 to
    200 packets/sec
    Oct  2 15:49:24 pfsense01 kernel: Limiting closed port RST response from 201 to
    200 packets/sec
    Oct  2 15:49:26 pfsense01 kernel: Limiting closed port RST response from 208 to
    200 packets/sec
    Oct  2 15:49:53 pfsense01 kernel: Limiting closed port RST response from 201 to
    200 packets/sec
    Oct  2 15:49:54 pfsense01 kernel: Limiting closed port RST response from 207 to
    200 packets/sec

    what does it means?



  • You have some kind of strange packet activity.  Almost reminds me of a D.O.S. attack.  The firewall notices this and is limiting the RST responses.



  • anything should i do at firewall side?


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