ACE ft peer X ??

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Jul 8th, 2008
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Hi All,

We have 2 ACE's in two different 6513 chassis.

We are trying to configure redundancy on the, but one think

it not clear to me. Shouls ft peer X be different on second

ACE blade? It's really not clear to me and cisco documentation

makes it even worse :( So to my understanding failover should be

configured like this:



ACE 01


ft interface vlan 2000

ip address 192.168.1.1 255.255.255.248

peer ip address 192.168.1.2 255.255.255.248

no shutdown

!

ft peer 1 <<< ===

heartbeat interval 200

heartbeat count 20

ft-interface vlan 2000

!

ft group 10

peer 1

no preempt

peer priority 200

associate-context CTX1

inservice


ACE 02


ft interface vlan 2000

ip address 192.168.1.2 255.255.255.248

peer ip address 192.168.1.1 255.255.255.248

no shutdown


ft peer 2 <<< ====

heartbeat interval 2000

heartbeat count 20

ft-interface vlan 2000

!

ft group 10

peer 2

no preempt

peer priority 100

associate-context CTX1

inservice



but in all examples and in all forums i can see that ft peer is configured

with the same number on both ACE's. To my understanding it should uniquely identify devices/peer's but i guess my understanding is wrong.


Thanks,

Darius

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Gilles Dufour Tue, 07/08/2008 - 08:27
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switch/Admin(config)# ft peer ?

<1-1> Please enter FT Peer ID

switch/Admin(config)# ft peer


It has a local meaning only.

So we can reuse the same value on each blade.


Gilles.

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