Cisco ASA failover exec mate command

Posted on 2014-08-14
Last Modified: 2014-09-03
In the command below - executed from the primary in an ASA pair - the IP address refers to the IP address of the primary of the pair.  Correct?  I believe so - but would like verification.  

5510-1(config) # failover exec mate copy tftp:// disk0:///asa911-k8.bin
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    by:Soufiane Adil, Ph.D

    I think you can issue show failover command to verify asa failover

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    Yes.  But I was reading that you can copy files from disk0 or the primary member of a pair to the secondary member of the pair directly using the command in my initial question.  I think this is essentially saying "on the failover member of the pair, execute copy tftp://.."  So in effect this is a tftp get from the failover unit but you run this from the primary and the primary acts as a tftp server.  

    5510-1(config) # failover exec mate copy tftp:// disk0:///asa911-k8.bin
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    Petes-ASA(config) # failover exec mate copy tftp:// disk0:///asa911-k8.bin

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    Thank you.

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