What is the maximum file size for packet captures (PCAP) on a ProxySG appliance?

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Products

Advanced Secure Gateway Software - ASG ProxySG Software - SGOS

Issue/Introduction

The ProxySG appliance provides the ability to capture packets that traverse the appliance's interfaces for network diagnosis purpose.

Resolution

In SGOS 6.5.1.1 and below, the file size limit for PCAPs is 100 MB.

In SGOS 6.5.2.1 and above, the file size is now limited to 3% of the available system memory at startup (not to exceed 4GB). In SGOS 6.5.2.1 and above, the file size is now limited to 3% of the available system memory at startup (not to exceed 4GB).

100 MB is still the default value for packet captures. If wanting to capture more than 100MB of data in a PCAP file use the following article: