Client Workers are being maxed out

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Article ID: 167674

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Products

ProxySG Software - SGOS SG-S500 SG-S400

Issue/Introduction

Your Client Workers are being maxed out apparently by any reason.

Environment

ProxySG

Resolution

Client Workers get maxed out for many reasons. Here are some common reasons:

  • ICAP bottleneck you can take a look on OPP/stat
  • DNS issue
  • Loop on certain traffic
  • Authentication failure or delay
  • Proxy upstream network issue
  • Box undersize
  • Bug
  • Clients with malware installed
  • An [internal] virus outbreak, or "Bot-net"
  • A Trace Rule where the Source or Destination fields are not set
    • Source: Any
    • Destination: Any