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  • 1.  SRX 5800 - RG0 Failover

    Posted 06-27-2020 00:24



    We have a pair of SRX5800 running in an High-availability cluster. We did a manual failover from node0 to node1 and all the BGP peers flapped. Is this the expected behavior and was forwarding of packets afftected during the RG0 failover ?


    Is there any feature or configuration that would allow the cluster to failover the RG0 without affecting its dynamic routing protocols?





  • 2.  RE: SRX 5800 - RG0 Failover

    Posted 06-27-2020 03:15

    You will need to configure graceful restart to avoid the bouncing of routing peers.



  • 3.  RE: SRX 5800 - RG0 Failover

    Posted 06-27-2020 03:52

    Thanks Steve for the response. I see that graceful restart is configured under each routing-instance on our firewall.


    If Im understanding it right the BGP peers will still need to re-establish but forwarding will not be affected in any way.


  • 4.  RE: SRX 5800 - RG0 Failover
    Best Answer

    Posted 06-28-2020 03:01

    Sorry, you are right did some tests and while routing state is maintained the peers do still bounce.