Heartbeat Backup showing down on both HA peers

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L3 Networker

Heartbeat Backup showing down on both HA peers

I have an active passive configuration which seems to be working and has failed over successfuly in the past (possibly a year ago).  According to the PA docs I read the heart beat is a ping that runs every 1000ms.  I assume since the heartbeat backup is down on both that if the active firewall were to break right now ther would be no failover correct?Active.PNGPassive.PNG

 

where I got my info...

https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/pan-os/8-1/pan-os-admin/high-availability/ha-concepts/failover

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Re: Heartbeat Backup showing down on both HA peers

No you should be OK because the backup link is optional, you can go to device/high availability/control link HA1 backup and remove it if not using it.

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