HA General Settings
- Device > High Availability > General
To configure high availability (HA) pairs or HA cluster members, begin by selecting
and configuring the general settings.
HA Pair Settings—Setup
Enable HA Pairto activate HA pair functionality and to access the following settings:
Enable config sync so that both devices always have the same configuration and process traffic the same way.
Specify or enable the following settings:
SSH HA Profile Setting
A type of SSH service profile that applies to the SSH sessions for the high availability (HA) appliances on your network. To apply an existing HA profile, select a profile, click
You must perform an SSH service restart from your CLI to activate the profile.
For more information, see Device > Certificate Management > SSH Service Profile.
Enable Cluster Participationto access the clustering settings. Firewalls that support HA clustering allow clusters of member firewalls (individuals or HA pairs where each firewall in a pair counts toward the total). The number of members per cluster that a firewall model supports is as follows:
Configure the cluster:
Suspend local device
(or Make local device functional)
To place the local HA peer into a suspended state and temporarily disable HA functionality on it, use the following CLI operational command:
To place the suspended local HA peer back into a functional state, use the CLI operational command:
To test failover, you can uncable the active (or active-primary) firewall.
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