Verify Failover
To test that your HA configuration works properly, trigger a manual failover and verify that the firewalls transition states successfully.
Verify Failover
Suspend the active firewall. Select Device > High Availability > Operational Commands and click the Suspend local device link.
Verify that the passive firewall has taken over as active. On the Dashboard, verify that the state of the passive firewall changes to active in the High Availability widget.
Restore the suspended firewall to a functional state. Wait for a couple of minutes, and then verify that preemption has occurred, if Preemptive is enabled. On the firewall you previously suspended, select Device > High Availability > Operational Commands and click the Make local device functional link. In the High Availability widget on the Dashboard, confirm that the firewall has taken over as the active firewall and that the peer is now in a passive state.

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