[fw-wiz] ASA interface failover ?

Keith A. Glass salgak at speakeasy.net
Wed Jun 20 12:24:46 EDT 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Maen Ftouni [mailto:mftouni at mdsa.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2007 10:26 PM
> To: 'Firewall Wizards Security Mailing List'
> Subject: [fw-wiz] ASA interface failover ?
> Hello all, we are planning to buy a new firewall and implement it in our 
> network, the only thing is that i am planning to connect the firewall to 
> 2 switches, in case one link fail i want the users to connect to the 
> firewall using the other switch, so the firewall will basically be 
> connected to a port in each switch, kind of an interface failover, do 
> you know if this feature is available in ASA ? if not what firewalls do 
> support it ?

ASA 5550's have a failover capability, but that's as a cluster: I have all my ASA 5550s clustered; but failing one over TWO switches, never tried that. . .                                                     

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