Failover Traffic from Palo Alto Active Firewall to Passive Firewall:

 

Steps:

  1. Login to the active device through webui https://PA-FW-IP-Address
  2. Go to Device
  3. Click on high availability
  4. Click on operational commandsPA-FW-HA
  5. Click “Suspend local device”
  6. Now secondary firewall will move to Active status.

Bring back affected firewall to production:

  1. Once you fix all the issues related to previous active firewalls, bring the firewall back to production using below steps.
  2. Go to Device through webui https://PA-FW-IP-Address
  3.  Click on high availability
  4.  Go to operational commands.
    PA-HA-2
  5.  Click on ” Make local device functional”.
  6.  Now both device are moved to Active/Passive state.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s