High CPU in Firepower

High CPU Usage in Firepower

Friday June 22, 2018

The Symptoms

I use Firepower Management Center quite a bit. Recently, I started getting health monitoring alerts. It looked something like this:

Health Monitor Alert from 10.10.10.10Severity: Critical Module: CPU Usage

Description: Using CPU05 95.34%

These alerts were spamming me every 5 minutes for a few hours.

One of our ASA’s running Firepower Services was having a bad time.

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