ECMP in Active/Active HA Mode

When an active/active HA peer fails, its sessions transfer to the new active-primary firewall, which tries to use the same egress interface that the failed firewall was using. If the firewall finds that interface among the ECMP paths, the transferred sessions will take the same egress interface and path. This behavior occurs regardless of the ECMP algorithm in use; using the same interface is desirable.
Only if no ECMP path matches the original egress interface will the active-primary firewall select a new ECMP path.
If you did not configure the same interfaces on the active/active peers, upon failover the active-primary firewall selects the next best path from the FIB table. Consequently, the existing sessions might not be distributed according to the ECMP algorithm.

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