Re: PIX lan stateful failover over a long distance.
For me, failover in pix was very simple. 2 devices either in same rack or alternate racks with failover cable connecting the 2. But Recently, I had to struggle a lot on client requirement. It was configuring failover for devices in separate buildings.That was the challenge. Here's wat i did:
Upgrade the PIX to IOS ver 7. Use LAN based failover. This overcomes the distance limitation of serial failover cable. With IOS 7 u can either use straignt or crossover cables to connect the devices directly. or connect them to LAN via switch. Hope you'll find out the commands. Revert for anymore help.
We have configured the outside and inside Interface with official ipv6 adresses, set a default route on outside Interface to our router, we also have definied a rule , which also gets hits, to permit tcp from inside Interface to any6.
In Syslog I also se...