FWLB with Proxy firewalls/Secure Computing Sidewinders
Does Cisco produce anything that would help with best practices when load-balancing with proxy firewalls. I spent some time playing with asymetrical load-balancing and it seemed to work great with filter-based firewalls, but I am not sure that this would work the same with a proxy based firewall. In general the Sidewinders don't like any failure scenarios even with light traffic with symetrical configurations. Asymetrical doesn't seem to work at all.
Our set up is (logical):
ACE ACE A/S
FW FW Active Stand-Alone (connected physically to the 6509s)
Moquery is the command line cousin of Vizore, it's very helpful and efficient sometimes during the troubleshooting. This article aims to provide moquery cheat sheet to the users for some most common seen scenarios.
Here is the checklist before customers/partners contact Cisco TAC:
Firmware Version of APIC and Switch
Download Switch and APIC techsupport logs
Problem description (Symptoms with details)
Business impact (eg, what kind of services...
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This document discuss a common issue observed during the VMM integration & VM workload migration to ACI fabric.
VMware Virtual machines are hosted in Cisco UCS-B seri...