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HA Clustering Info

L1 Bithead

Hi all,

i have a question for all:


i have two datacenter  in two different city. The datacenters comunication in Layer 2 witn VRRP.

In primary DataCenter (active) i have two FW in Active/Passive (Peer HA), i would configurate a new FW in secondary data center (in passive mode), same model FW, it's possbile? how to configuration this scenario?


Thank you.




Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite


Possible yes since your HA interfaces can be any of the interfaces on the PAN. My biggest question would be why? Have the secondary data center PAN standalone and active. You can control routing via OSPF and route metrics.


Just my thoughts, I'm sure you have specific requirements.



L1 Bithead

the datacenter passive, it's work only for disaster recovery. 

Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite


I've done similar configs, and my DR data center was active. just disable the inbound NAT's. However you should be able to set it up the way you described.

Just a thought.

OK so every FW in the cluster in Active/Passive I have to configure HA1, HA1-Backup, HA2, HA2-Backup and H4, HA4-Backup and all interconnected? Are there any guides?

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