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Failover between internet connections?

Posted on 2012-09-06
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Last Modified: 2012-09-17
HI -

This is a very high level question. Right now we don't have a failover for our internet circuit. I'm looking to add a second circuit for internet failover. We use a Cisco ASA 5510 A/S. What device would you recommend I use to initiate an automatic failover?

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Pete Long earned 1336 total points
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The ASA will do this for you (you might need to add a security plus licence though)

Cisco ASA/PIX 8.x: Redundant or Backup ISP Links with VPNs
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Unless you want to be able to cope with a firewall failure then you need 2 firewalls

Deploy Cisco ASA 55xx in Active / Standby Failover

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lruiz52 earned 664 total points
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With your Asa you can set up only outbound traffic failover, you will need the security plus licence. Check the link for an example.


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ruiz52 - What do you mean by outbound failover only?

ruiz52 and  PeteLong: I have two ASA 5510's with Security Plus. They are setup in Active/Standby mode.

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