ASA 5505 base and security plus

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Nov 18th, 2008
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The asa 5505 base does not allow failover but the security plus does. However does the security plus mean upgading code to support the acive/standby failover? Also since stateful failover is not supported in the 5505 base how much time can I expect to see during a failover to the standby?

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LSAEleander Wed, 11/19/2008 - 03:07
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Scott,


It's a standby failover you can activate by buying the security plus.


Failover will occur in several seconds.


This link may give you a better insight:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/partner/products/ps6120/products_configuration_example09186a0080834058.shtml#unsupport


But beware:

Up to now, A/A failover is not supported for VPN. Anyway, most customers think that A/A means load-balancing, and this is untrue!


Regards

sheldonscott Wed, 11/19/2008 - 06:16
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Thank you this was helpful. I guess that with the security plus license failover can work.

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