If you are using ECMP what is the point os HSRP? Doesn't that kind of defeat the purpose of ECMP by forcing your path one direction?
I do not follow?
Each active hsrp peer is connected to each palo alto, so any routes beyond the palo alto can be reach through both palo altos.
Full mesh iBGP so Palo1 (172.16.63.3) knows that network 192.168.21.0/24 lives at Core01 (172.16.63.1) and Core02 (172.16.63.2), same for Palo2.
But now I think I see what you are saying.....the traffic is only going to be forwarded to the active peer for that hsrp group correct? I wonder if I am seeing issues because its trying to send to both peers? So my 9500s are the only ones that seem to need to use ecmp and not the palos.
But I have things connected northbound to both palos which ecmp would be good for..So not sure.
I've really only tacked iBGP with ECMP int he lab with Juniper equipment and PANs in Active/Passive. You'll have to some research on this for Cisco. Are you running your PANs independently or in an Active/Active pair?
No, you're doing it right. If you split them all asynchronous traffic will get dropped since session states won't be synced between the two.
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