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sajidsil
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HA Active/Active and VPN

Hello,

 

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?

 

Thanks.

Alex_Samad
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

 

A

sajidsil
L0 Member

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

Alex_Samad
L4 Transporter

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

 

 

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