Reset State Table / Source Tracking Table¶
Certain situations call for resetting the state table to force all existing connections to close and reestablish. The most notable examples are making changes to NAT rules, firewall block rules, or traffic shaping. When these types of changes are made, resetting the state table is the only way to make sure all connections respect the new ruleset or traffic shaping queues.
Resetting the state table is disruptive, but clients may immediately reconnect provided they are still passed by the current firewall rules.
Both the state table and the source tracking table may be reset from Diagnostics > States on the Reset States tab. To reset the tables, check either State Table, Source Tracking, or both, and then click Reset.
The browser will appear to lose connection with the firewall when resetting the state table. Once the browser realizes the old connection is invalid, it will reconnect. Close and reopen the browser to reconnect faster.