Maximum SSL session cache size for SGOS

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Article ID: 169897

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Products

Advanced Secure Gateway Software - ASG ProxySG Software - SGOS SWG VA-100

Issue/Introduction

You want to know the maximum value that can be set as SSL session cache size via hidden CLI command "#(config ssl)set-session-cache_size". This command is applicable for proxySG, ASG and SWG VA products.

Resolution

Hidden command "set-session-cache_size" has been added from SGOS 6.5.4.7. Regardless of the HW model / platform  SSL session cache acceptable value can be between 1 and 100,000 from starting SGOS 6.5.4.7 up to below SGOS / ASG versions

SGOS 6.5.10.3
SGOS 6.6.5.10
ASG 6.6.5.10
SGOS 6.7.1.3

Starting with below SGOS / ASG versions SSL session cache Acceptable value can be between 1 and 1,000,000

SGOS 6.5.10.4
SGOS 6.6.5.11
ASG 6.6.5.11
SGOS 6.7.2.1

Increasing SSL session cache size on your appliance will utilize more memory(RAM). If necessary consult with Symantec support before increasing SSL session cache size. To determine the default session cache size please follow this article TECH247146