[memo] Using PIX Firewall Failover

Step 13 After enabling Stateful Failover, use the show failover command and additional information is provided as follows: show failover Failover On Cable status: Other side powered off Reconnect timeout 0:00:00 Poll frequency 15 seconds This host: primary - Active Active time: 510 (sec) Interface 4th ( Normal (Waiting) Interface intf3 ( Normal (Waiting) Interface intf2 ( Normal (Waiting) Interface outside ( Normal (Waiting) Interface inside ( Normal (Waiting) Other host: secondary - Standby Active time: 0 (sec) Interface 4th ( Unknown (Waiting) Interface intf3 ( Unknown (Waiting) Interface intf2 ( Unknown (Waiting) Interface outside ( Unknown (Waiting) Interface inside ( Unknown (Waiting) Stateful Failover Logical Update Statistics Link : 4th Stateful Obj xmit xerr rcv rerr General 0 0 0 0 sys cmd 0 0 0 0 up time 0 0 0 0 xlate 0 0 0 0 tcp conn 0 0 0 0 udp conn 0 0 0 0 ARP tbl 0 0 0 0 RIP Tbl 0 0 0 0 Logical Update Queue Information Cur Max Total Recv Q: 0 0 0 Xmit Q: 0 0 0 The items in the top row of the "Stateful Failover Logical Update Statistics" section of the show failover command are as follows: Stateful Obj—PIX Firewall stateful object xmit—Number of transmitted packets to the other unit xerr—Number of errors that occurred while transmitting packets to the other unit rcv—Number of received packets rerr—Number of errors that occurred while receiving packets from the other unit The items in the first column provide an object static count for each statistic: General—Sum of all stateful objects sys cmd—Logical update system commands; for example, LOGIN and Stay Alive up time—Up time, which the active unit passes to the standby unit xlate—Translation information tcp conn—CTCP connection information udp conn—Dynamic UDP connection information ARP tbl—Dynamic ARP table information RIF Tbl—Dynamic router table information The items in the "Logical Update Queue Information" list the current, maximum, and total number of packets in the receive (Recv) and transmit (Xmit) queues.