With a pair of 5220s, how does one set up HA2 on a port that is not HSCI, for an Active-Passive HA environment?
When I go to configure HA2, either with the GUI or CLI, the only interface I can choose is the HSCI port. But I do not have the quad transceivers, nor do I yet require the use of the HSCI bandwidth capabilities. Here is what the CLI tells me:
admin@PA-5220# set deviceconfig high-availability interface ha2 port
hsci High Speed Chassis Interconnect (HSCI) dedicated for HA2 and HA3 interfaces
admin@PA-5220# set deviceconfig high-availability interface ha2 port aux-2
Server error : ha2 -> port 'aux-2' is not an allowed keyword
ha2 -> port 'aux-2' is not a valid reference
ha2 -> port is invalid
I would like to use aux-1 for HA1, which configures as expected. But HA2 will not cooperate for use the aux-2. As an alternative, I could use a 10gig ethernet port for HA2, but this still is not available to me.
College of William and Mary
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you can set HA2 on a dataplane interface by first switching said interface (or Aggregate Group) to 'HA' type (from L3 or tap,...)
the aux ports are only intended for HA1 connections
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