Thu, 27 Dec 2001 16:49:26 -0500
Well in a scenario where you are using a linux box BEFORE the firewall as
well (eg server doing only NAT or a server connecting/bridging different
networks) why not just use the built in linux "dead-gateway-detection" ?
Just be sure to set metric accordingly and failover should work properly.
On December 27, 2001 04:19 pm, Phil Oester wrote:
> Use heartbeat. Use 1 ip for each box, and a third shared ip which is
> the actual firewall IP.
> Phil Oester
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> Subject: Standby firewall
> Does anybody know how to set up a second firewall to act as a standby ?
> What I mean is if the primary one fails, the standby one will assume the
> traffic handling.
> Marcelo Moreira
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