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Cisco Defense Orchestrator

Force a Failover on a Firepower Threat Defense High Availability Pair

Switch the primary and secondary devices within an FTD HA pair by forcing a failover. Use the following procedure to manually force a failover:

  1. In the navigation bar, click Devices & Services .
  2. Select the active device of the FTD HA pair.
  3. In the Management pane, click High Availability.
  4. Click the options icon options_ha.PNG.
  5. Click Switch Mode. The active device is now on standby, and the standby device is now active. 


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