Spectrum detected "primary firewall unit is now standby"

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Article ID: 128015

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CA Spectrum

Issue/Introduction



What causes the alarm with cause code = 0x210e01 which is "Primary Unit is now Standby"?

Environment

Release:
Component: SPCAEM

Resolution

This is caused when Spectrum detects the hardware unit switched over from active to standby.
There is code inside Spectrum to read the MIB and trigger an alarm based on the results.

This can be seen when going to the Cisco ASA Device.

1. Select Information Tab
2. Expand Cisco ASA
3. Expand Firewall
4. Expand Hardware Status

This will show the status of the firewall hardware units.

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