Configure VPN Keep-Alives for Circuits

Let us learn to configure VPN Keep-Alives for circuits.
  1. From
    Map
    , select a site and click
    Summary
    .
  2. Click
    Change Circuits
    for either
    Internet Circuits
    or
    Private WAN Circuits
    .
  3. Click
    Edit
    below the circuit.
  4. In VPN Configs, for
    Keep-Alive Fail Count
    , enter a value between 3 and 30.
    The Keep-Alive Fail Count indicates the number of consecutive missed keep-alive packets before a link is declared as down. The default value is 3.
    1. For
      Keep-Alive Interval
      , enter a value between 100 ms and 600000 ms.
      The Keep-Alive Interval indicates the time interval in milliseconds between two VPN keep-alive packets. The default value is 1000 ms.
    2. Select the
      Override VPN Keep-Alive
      check box to use the VPN keep-alive values configured on the
      Circuit Information
      screen.
      When you select the
      Override VPN Keep-Alive
      check box, it implies that VPN keep-alive values configured for circuits are considered, and values configured for circuit categories are ignored.
  5. For
    Controller Connections
    and
    Application Reachability Probes
    , select
    Yes
    ,
    No
    , or
    Use Circuit Category Setting
    from the drop-down.
  6. Click
    Done
    .

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