Firewall:Configuring stateful Active/Standby failover using a pair of PIX525

Pre-requisite to do Active/Active and Active/Standby failover 1. If you own a pair of PIX525 you need an unrestricted license to use the failover feature. Licensed features for this platform: Maximum Physical Interfaces  : 10 Maximum VLANs                : 100 Inside Hosts                 : Unlimited Failover                     : Active/Active VPN-DES                      : Enabled VPN-3DES-AES                 : Enabled Cut-through Proxy            : … Continue reading Firewall:Configuring stateful Active/Standby failover using a pair of PIX525

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Firewall: Configuring Active/Standby failover using ASA5505 pair.

ASA5505 security plus license 1. Support stateless Active/Standby failover. 2. Support unrestricted dmz. Version used for this lab is 8.2(1) Placement recommendation You can choose to connect a cable to connect the ASA5505 pair directly. However if the link between the ASA5505 fails, both ASA5505 will sense their own switchport fails. A more recommended way … Continue reading Firewall: Configuring Active/Standby failover using ASA5505 pair.