the customer is looking for a redundant ports as there looking for a cross connection between two different switches.
is this possible? etherchannel/aggregate port configuration doesn't solve that issue as aggregate port goes in the same switch only.
Please suggest a way to resolve this.
Thanks & Regards
You are almost correct. Follow bellow instructions.
.) Created new VLAN
2.) Created new VLAN interface (with L3-forwarding enabled)
3.) Placed new VLAN interface into appropriate security zone (L3-Trust in my configuration)
4.) Assigned new VLAN interface an IP Address (192.168.. /24 in my config)
5.) Configured 2 firewall ports as "Layer 2" and placed them into the newly created VLAN from step #
On the switch side, I created a vlan in a Brocade switch with 3 access ports. I also enabled spanning-tree in this VLAN. Of the 3 ports, 2 go to the firewall and one to a test laptop.
In this configuration, everything works fine! It takes 30-45 seconds to fail over, and about 15s to fail back - which is expected for standard spanning-tree behavior.
For more reference refer bellow documents.
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