HA Active/Active and VPN

L0 Member

HA Active/Active and VPN



We have a scenario where a customer wants to deploy two PA3250s in two different locations which will be an Active/Active cluster. There will be a layer 2 link between the two sites and also customer wants a VPN as a backup if the layer 2 link goes down.


Is this possible? How can we implement this if possible?



L4 Transporter

I've done this with 5220 and HA.


create VIP and share them between HA.


So GP portal is HA'ed between the 2 nodes


node1 has gw1 with  a vip that is available on both

node2 has gw2 with a vip that is available on both


But you have to use a min of 8.0.11 as there is an issue with HA and GP and some packets not crossing HA3 - i had this issue for quiet a while



L0 Member

Thank you for your reply. In my scenario it is a site to site VPN between the two sites.

L4 Transporter

haven't done ipsec tunnels. but my understanding is that GP using ipsec underneath.



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