To test that your HA configuration works properly, trigger a manual failover and verify that the peer transitions states successfully.
Test Panorama HA Failover
Log in to the active Panorama peer.
You can verify the state of the Panorama server in the bottom right corner of the web interface.
Suspend the active Panorama peer.
Panorama > High Availability, and then click the
Suspend local Panorama
link in the Operational Commands section.
Verify that the passive Panorama peer has taken over as active.
On the Panorama
widget, verify that the state of the
passive server is
and the state of the
Restore the suspended peer to a functional state. Wait for a couple minutes, and then verify that preemption has occurred, if preemptive is enabled.
On the Panorama you previously suspended:
Panorama > High Availability
and, in the Operational Commands section, click
Make local Panorama functional.
widget on the
Dashboard, confirm that this (Local) Panorama has taken over as the active peer and that the other peer is now in a passive state.