KBI 311815 Argent Monitoring Of Cisco ASA Firewall Connected VPN Users


Argent Advanced Technology – All Versions


Monday, 20 April 2020


This note explains how to monitor connected VPN users for the Cisco ASA firewall using Argent for SNMP

Technical Background

The following screen is from Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM), showing the number of connected VPN clients

The number is a snapshot; there is no ability to review history for trend analysis

Argent can monitor the Cisco ASA firewall, save performance data, and show data on a dashboard and reports

For example, the relevant metric is available in CISCO-REMOTE-ACCESS-MONITOR-MIB

SNMP object name: crasNumUsers (OID: .

Argent for SNMP Sample Rule Setup

Customers can apply the Rule on an external-facing firewall

After some time for data collection, customers can review data in the Argent Commander dashboard, as shown below

The data can also be used for reporting


Setup the Cisco ASA firewall Rule in 10 minutes per example shown above

Alternatively, upgrade to Argent Advanced Technology 5.1A-2004-B

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