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Custom alert for ASA Secondary Status

Hello All.

Here is our dilemma.

We need a custom alert.  Something that will trigger an alert if our secondary ASA goes to a "Secondary - Failed" state.
If  the primary is active and secondary is in a failed state, we may never  know until traffic tries to fail to the secondary and is
unable to do so because it is in a bad state.

We  are not looking to see if the secondary firewall goes down nor if it  becomes the primary from a failure of the primary, but if
anything changes the secondary status.

To put another way, if the line from "show standby" shows "Secondary - Failed"
we need to know about it because it means redundancy is broken.

We need to know if this line changes from this status:

Other host: Secondary - Standby Ready

I believe there is a monitor in Orion for the load balancers called something like "not
standby hot" designed for the same thing.  Basically we need the same type of
monitor for the firewalls.

Any ideas on how to go about making this happen????

All of the posts I have discovered relating to this topic only cover alerts/notifications on whether a pair of devices go from
active to standby and vice versa.

Is this even possible with the OID's on the ASA's?

Posts we've already covered:

Thank you in advance,


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