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Juniper Firewall UDP Flood Protection Threshold Recommendation

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Article ID: 174332

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Products

Web Security Service - WSS

Issue/Introduction

What is the Juniper firewall's UDP flood protection threshold recommendation?

 

Cause

 

 

Environment

Web Security Service

Unified Agent

Juniper Firewalls

Resolution

We recommend using a threshold of around 100 UDP packets per second multiplied by the number of users on the corporate network.

For example, for 2500 users we would use an approximation of 250000 which should be enough and still leave some room for flood protection.