Use this page to configure the primary system for failover.
Navigation: SYSTEM > Hardware > Failover.
|Turns on the failover function.
|Indicates that the failover unit hands back control to the master automatically when the master starts to respond after a hardware failure, turns off its configuration and services and return to standby status.
|The interval after which the master and failover unit communicate to make sure that the master is still working. The default is 1 second. In non-congested networks, we recommend a very short interval. It is undetectable in terms of system performance.
|How long after the failover unit has become aware that the master is no longer responding it should wait before taking over from the master.
|Master heartbeat IP
|The IP address for the primary system.
|Failover heartbeat IP
|The IP address for the failover unit.
|Generate failover setup archive
|Generates the archive and prompts you to specify where to save it.
|Enter standby mode
|Forces the Smoothwall unit into standby mode.