Configuration Synchronization with Remote firewall

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I have 2 pairs of pri/sec firewalls placed at remote locations. Each pair is working in a failover mode, that is, SITE-1-FW1 is being synchronized with SITE-1-FW2, and same is the case with SITE-2 firewalls.

Now, i am planning to upgrade SITE-2 firewalls, and for that i need to make sure that both pairs (on SITE-1 and SITE-2) should have up-to-date config. SO that i will route my traffic to SITE-1, will upgrade firewalls on SITE-2, and then will do the same for SITE-1. My question is, who can i automate this synchronization process, on firewalls placed at remote location.

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Same IP address scheme was advised by cisco advanced services team, and so far we are good with this without any problem, except this.

what about Cisco Security Manager? I heard using CSM, same security poilcy can be implemented accross multiple security devices on regular intervals, however i am still not sure if that is true...

Farrukh Haroon Sun, 09/14/2008 - 02:18

Yes Mohsin there are two ways to do it, either manually or by using a configuration management tool like Cisco CSM. You can definitely make a 'Policy' in CSM and push it to multiple devices.

Regards

Farrukh

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