• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 766
  • Last Modified:

Cisco ASA 5510 Active/Standby Configuration

I have configured many Cisco ASA Active/Standby pairs in the past, but I am having problems on the latest one.  I configured two ASA5510's in Active Standby, I did a "no failover active" on the Active ASA to make the secondary ASA Active.  I did this just to test functionality.  When the secondary ASA is active, we notice problems.  Pings to to the internet randomly drop, site to site VPNs drop some pings over the tunnel, and the users can notice it.  If I make the primary ASA active again, things are perfect.  No ping drops to the internet or over VPN's.  I'm not sure what could be causing, any ideas?
0
denver218
Asked:
denver218
1 Solution
 
asavenerCommented:
First thing I'd check is cabling, and then duplex/port settings on all of the interfaces.
0
 
gcl_hkCommented:
It should be not a dual WAN scenario, right?

"show failover state"

To check for the configuration sync status on both active and standby node.

"show failover"

To check for the overall failover status

Draft a physical connection diagram for us to understand your topology.

"debug fover" may require for further troubleshooting
0
 
denver218Author Commented:
It ended up being a bad cable.  I replaced the cable, failed it over about 10 times and had no problems.  Thanks.
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

The Lifecycle Approach to Managing Security Policy

Managing application connectivity and security policies can be achieved more effectively when following a framework that automates repeatable processes and ensures that the right activities are performed in the right order.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now