Palo Alto: Manual Failover Process

In an active-passive pair, steps can be taken to ensure that the firewall has a succesful failover if work needs to be carried out on the active firewall.

Under Device > High Availability, ensure the pre-emptive box for the firewall you are going to suspend is unticked. Changes to this checkbox will need to commited to the firewall.

Once commited, go to Device > High Avilability > Operational Commands > Suspend Local Device on the active firewall that needs to be suspended.






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