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Couple of questions on ACE4710

I am trying to setup 2 ACE in a FT mode.  While both are active, I am all good

My questions are:

1)  If I unplug the primary ACE Network cable, I loose connection to my HTTP servers (via VIP address) and my ping to the VIP failes, eventhough the second HTTP2 is still active.  I guess since the FT connections between the 2 ACEs remain connected, it does not switch the the backup ACE. 

2)  I turned off HTTP1 Services on ACE1 and still when I try accessing the http using the VIP address, it still tries connect to HTTP1 hence I get message of page not found error.  I tried setting up probe for HTTP but still it tries accessing the HTTP1.

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Couple of questions on ACE4710

Hi Mehdi,

For your first questions, the answer, as you already guessed, is that by default FT will not cause a failover unless the FT link fails. What you can do is configure tracking so that, if a network element (such an interface or gateway) fails, a failover takes place. Check the link below for more details

For the second question, I'm afraid I don't fully understand what you were testing. Could you be more specific on what are the exact steps you are following and how is your ACE configured?



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