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Network_Engineer
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How Do I Select The Secondary Firewall n GUI For HA?

Hello

When I go to the GUI for my HA Firewall, only the HA:Primary firewall will appear.

How do I go to the secondary HA Firewall?

 

In Palo Alto, I can assign an ip address for the primary firewall (e.g 1.1.1.1), another ip adress (e.g. 1.1.1.2)for the secondary firewall and a virtual ip address for the cluster (eg. 1.1.1.3).

 

So if I want to go to the secondary firewall to check I can go to 1.1.1.2.

 

Can I do something similar for fortigate firewall?

 

 

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Network_Engineer
New Contributor III

# execute ha manage 1/0  <admin-username>

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ede_pfau
Esteemed Contributor III

@Network_Engineer: the CLI command you posted will open a telnet session across the HA link, from one cluster member to the other. This is nice if you don't have HA mgmt addresses configured - it's more of a workaround.

In general, you would create those HA mgmt addresses and use them for GUI or ssh access.


Ede

"Kernel panic: Aiee, killing interrupt handler!"

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Toshi_Esumi
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aahmadzada
Staff
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Network_Engineer
New Contributor III

# execute ha manage 1/0  <admin-username>
ede_pfau
Esteemed Contributor III

@Network_Engineer: the CLI command you posted will open a telnet session across the HA link, from one cluster member to the other. This is nice if you don't have HA mgmt addresses configured - it's more of a workaround.

In general, you would create those HA mgmt addresses and use them for GUI or ssh access.


Ede

"Kernel panic: Aiee, killing interrupt handler!"