Tried to work through the horribly fragmented documentation, but I have a quick question on setting up HA in AWS:
Is it still suggested to swap the mangement interface when deploying the HA model? From the HA documentation section, it sounds like eth0 needs to be the management interface which is in contradiction to the other documentation in there.
Solved! Go to Solution.
If you are doing HA in AWS I take it there is no plan to use a load balancer. That being the case then the interface swap is not needed. The interface swap is so that the VM-Series can receive traffic from a load balancer in AWS because it has to be sent to the first ENI. So unless you plan on taking your firewalls behind a load balancer there is no need to swap the mgmt interface. Hope this helps.
Eth 1 in AWS is the the Palo Alto 1/1 interface used for HA2 (Data Link) and Eth 0 in AWS is the primary management interface and could be used for Control Link (HA1) configuration. The rest of the interfaces can be used to route data place traffic and are the elastic network interfaces that will be swapped via IAM role in case of failover.
Click Accept as Solution to acknowledge that the answer to your question has been provided.
The button appears next to the replies on topics you’ve started. The member who gave the solution and all future visitors to this topic will appreciate it!
These simple actions take just seconds of your time, but go a long way in showing appreciation for community members and the Live Community as a whole!
The Live Community thanks you for your participation!