with Net Optics bypass switch deployment

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with Net Optics bypass switch deployment

Hi,

The bypass switch detects heartbeat from Palo Alto firewall to determine if it is alive.

What happens if, by any chance,  PANOS become unresponsive but the hearbeat ping is still alive? will the bypass mode be ON?

anyone having this experience with bypass switch deployment before?

thanks.

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Re: with Net Optics bypass switch deployment

Please look at the following doc page 45 which discuss the deployment scenario with bypass switch.

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/docs/DOC-2561

Hope this helps.

Thank you

Numan

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Re: with Net Optics bypass switch deployment

Hello Wong,

As far as my understanding Firewall will have a policy to allow ping and icmp to pass through and respond at data plane level.

If interface goes down or unresponsive then by pass switch will by pass firewall.

Regards,

Hari Yadavalli

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