MineMeld needs to be deployed in a high availability model, so if one goes down firewall will not start blocking allowed traffic from the rule base. What is the recommendation here?
If we don't want to put ti behind a LB, what about having two MM instances, and having PAN pulling both feeds seperatly then incorporating both fo the feeds into the rule base? Do you see any issues with that?
Using two MM instances and two EDLs for the same IP lists adds overhead to the firewall and could hit the EDL IP number limit for your hardware.
If an EDL source URL is unreachable, PAN OS just keeps using the old EDL values, so I would not be overly concerned if you can endure it 24-48 hours.
I would rather like to be warned when MM goes down, so I suggest configuring something like Nagios to ping and check https.
And I would like to be notified if a Miner fails updating a list N times: right now it seems the alert is only shown in the web UI.
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