Denied Quota Report

Applies To: Cloud-managed Fireboxes, Locally-managed Fireboxes

The Denied Quota report shows information about denied traffic for users who exceed the bandwidth and time quotas configured on the device.

This report is available when log messages with data for this report exist in the specified time frame. To make sure that your Firebox sends log messages required to generate this report, follow the steps to Enable Logging for this Report.

How to Use this Report

Use this report to see connections the Firebox denies from clients that exceed configured bandwidth and time quotas. These reports can help you identify attempts at excessive usage, or help you understand whether you need to change the quota configuration.

View the Report

This report is available in WatchGuard Cloud and in Dimension.

Detail View

To view a detailed report of denied packets, click View Details at the top of the summary report.

Screen shot of View Details link in a report

The Denied Quota detail report has a row for each instance of traffic blocked between a source and a destination.

Column Description
First Action At The date and time when the traffic was denied
Source The source of the denied traffic. This is the client that exceeded the quota.
Destination The destination of the denied traffic
Attempts The number of attempts to send traffic between the source and destination
Protocol Network protocol
Action Indicates whether the bandwidth or time quota was exceeded

Enable Logging for this Report

Logging of denied packets is in enabled in policies by default for locally-managed Fireboxes.

If it is disabled, to enable it again:

  • In packet filter policies, select Send a log message for reports.
  • In proxy policies, select Enable logging for reports.

For more information, see Set Logging and Notification Preferences.

See Also

WatchGuard Cloud Device Reports List