we have 2 PA-3220, and we think to configure HA between those devices,
now what is the best practices for mentioned topic
Active-Active or Active-Passive
just i want to know what is the essential difference between them, when i need to use Active-Active or Active-Passive
Hi @Mahmoud-Osama ,
For deciding between using active/active or active/passive please check the following page where the differences between the different HA modes is explained:
Hi @Mahmoud-Osama ,
Choosing type of HA mode (Active-Passive or Active-Active) depends on the different use cases and requirements. Active-Passive is comparatively simple design.
One of the preferred reasons to use Active-Active setup is when you have Asymmetric Routing. Having said that, there are few other use cases of having A-A setup like when you need to load balance traffic on both instances in real time.
Active-Passive mode is mostly preferred one unless you have some specific use cases as given above which can be fulfilled using Active-Active setup only.
Article shared by @kiwi will give you more understanding about the HA modes.
Hope it helps!
thanks for your reply, what i am understanding is as per the article, the active-active mode is not "Load-balance traffic".
Active/Active mode has faster failover and can handle peak traffic flows better than Active/Passive mode because both firewalls are actively processing traffic.
So, I need to understand what is best for me, Active-Active or Active-Passive
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