PA-VM HA Failover Procedure

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PA-VM HA Failover Procedure

L1 Bithead

hello dear forum members, 


i have a question regarding 

the cluster configuration. 


wer'e currently

running a PA-VM in cluster (A/P Mode) 

in the organization within an 

azure enviornment, both

are configured with different External

ip address. 


my question is, in the case of the

active node going down, how does the

procedure happen? 

will the sessions be routed to the passive node? 

and is the traffic going to be routed to the passive node 

as well? 

and as for the external ip address, will the passive node 

nat the traffic with its ip or the active address? 


L1 Bithead

hi is there any update can someone find a good answer 


L1 Bithead

if failover happens the traffic will be routed via a passive(Current active) firewall only.

and all the internet traffic will be forwarded via the loopback interface and rest are same

hi thank for the reply, 


another question is, once the passive unit takes control will it go out 

with its public ip or the active node's ip? 



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