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asa 5510 Active/Standby failover

Hi I have 2 asa 5510 which should be running active/standby failover.

When i turn on the standby unit, the primary says "replicating with mate" and then "replicated with mate" then the standby unit reboots, starts replicating again and again and again

show ver :

dneasa1# sh ver

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software Version 7.0(4)

Device Manager Version 5.0(4)

Compiled on Thu 13-Oct-05 21:43 by builders

System image file is "disk0:/asa704-k8.bin"

Config file at boot was "startup-config"

dneasa1 up 8 days 0 hours

Hardware: ASA5510, 256 MB RAM, CPU Pentium 4 Celeron 1600 MHz

Internal ATA Compact Flash, 64MB

BIOS Flash AT49LW080: @ 0xffe00000, 1024KB

Encryption hardware device : Cisco ASA-55x0 on-board accelerator (revision 0x0)

Boot microcode : CNlite-MC-Boot-Cisco-1.2

SSL/IKE microcode: CNlite-MC-IPSEC-Admin-3.03

IPSec microcode : CNlite-MC-IPSECm-MAIN-2.04

0: Ext: Ethernet0/0 : address is 0013.c480.e164, irq 9

1: Ext: Ethernet0/1 : address is 0013.c480.e165, irq 9

2: Ext: Ethernet0/2 : address is 0013.c480.e166, irq 9

3: Ext: Ethernet0/3 : address is 0013.c480.e167, irq 9

4: Ext: Management0/0 : address is 0013.c480.e168, irq 11

5: Int: Not licensed : irq 11

6: Int: Not licensed : irq 5

Licensed features for this platform:

Maximum Physical Interfaces : Unlimited

Maximum VLANs : 10

Inside Hosts : Unlimited

Failover : Active/Standby

VPN-DES : Enabled

VPN-3DES-AES : Enabled

Security Contexts : 0

GTP/GPRS : Disabled

VPN Peers : 150

This platform has an ASA 5510 Security Plus license.

Serial Number: JMX0951K077

Running Activation Key: 0x3535e664 0xa4153590 0x84d3a894 0xbf503070 0x8238cb9c

Configuration register is 0x1

Configuration last modified by enable_15 at 09:36:08.917 UTC Thu Feb 16 2006


failover commands


failover lan unit primary

failover lan interface failover Ethernet0/2

failover key *****

failover replication http

failover link state Ethernet0/1

failover interface ip failover standby

failover interface ip state standby

Can anyone give me a hint on how to solve



Re: asa 5510 Active/Standby failover

Upgrade to ASA code solved a similar problem. check out the following link for configuring failover :

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