Two question HA

L2 Linker

Two question HA

Good Morning


I have two questions regarding the HA Fault conditions

When I configure Link Monitoring and Path Monitoring in the Active Firewall Should I also configure these conditions in the same way in the passive Firewall?


The "Heartbeats Backup" option must be enabled even if we do not have a backup link configured?


Thank you!



L7 Applicator

Re: Two question HA

Yes Link and Path monitoring configuration is not syncronized over so it should be configured on both firewalls.


From documentation:

Heartbeat Backup—Uses the management ports on the HA firewalls to provide a backup path for heartbeat and hello messages. The management port IP address will be shared with the HA peer through the HA1 control link. No additional configuration is required.


Instead of Heartbeat Backup go and configure Control Link (HA1 Backup) and choose management interface from the droppdown.


Heartbeat Backup provides heartbeats over management interface.

If you configure HA1 backup this also includes backup path for config syncronization.

Enterprise Architect @ Cloud Carib
ACE (3.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0), PCNSE (6, 7), PCNSI
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