CPU monitor provides very useful data when troubleshooting a Symantec ProxySG or Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) that is experiencing a high CPU related issue.
The CPU monitor can be enabled on the ProxySG or ASG using the web management GUI or using the CLI.
#(config diagnostics) cpu-monitor enable
3. Verify that CPU monitor is enabled by entering the show cpu-monitor command. The output will be similar to:
Configured interval duration: 5 seconds
Current interval complete in: 1 seconds
CPU 0 16%
HTTP and FTP 1%
NOTE: The CPU monitor should only be enabled when troubleshooting a high CPU issue as it can increase CPU utilization by 2-4% depending on the platform. All other times CPU monitor should be disabled.