Cisco PIX /ASA upgradtion to 7.2(3) OS version

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Dec 2nd, 2008

Hi ,

I want to upgrade my following Firewalls.

Site1 :

Cisco PIX from 6.3(4) to 7.2(3){Redundant Hardware available)

Site2: Cisco ASA from 7.2(1) to 7.2(3)

with Redundant hardware available.

My Question : While doing this OS Upgrade activity Do we need Down time.My Failover is prefectly working fine when we shut down one device , other device is coming up with complete Auto failure.

Please suggest - Do i need any down time for this activity.

I have this problem too.
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Mo'ath Al Rawashdeh Tue, 12/02/2008 - 04:36


If you aim to upgrade with zero downtime, i'm afraid no you can't.

Please have a look at "Table 42-1 Zero-Downtime Upgrade Support" in the document that i've already sent to you.



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