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upgrading asa 5520 active/active

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Hi Experts

I need to up upgrade my ASAs.  I have two 5520 in active/active. Should i Just upgrade one, allow failover to happen on reboot and then upgrade the other or should i take a different approach. Also will i have to reconfigure failover after i upgrade

thanks as allways
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Are you doing a major release update like 7.x to 8.x or are you doing a minor release update from 8.x to 8.y?

Do you need to be able to pass traffic during the upgrade?

If not why not just schedule a maintenace window and do them simultaneously?

harbor235 ;}
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my suggestion would be to break the cluster and then upgrade the secondary.  Move it into place and test it for 24 hours.  Then write erase the other, upgrade it, and add it back into the cluster.  This will give you the ability to test the new OS (Always a good idea) as well as a sae failover back to the the old OS in case there are issues.
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