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Administration Guide

Cluster Management

Use HA-Cluster > Cluster Management to view the basic information of cluster nodes and to manage the cluster.

The total number of cluster members are shown at the bottom of the list. This number cannot exceed 101, including the primary.

The Cluster Management section displays all the secondary and worker nodes.

The following information is shown:

Host Name

The host name of the device in the cluster.

Serial Number

The serial number of the device.

Type

The type of the device: Primary, Secondary, or Worker.

Alias

The device's alias.

Version

The software version of the device.

IP Address

The device's internal communication IP address.

Pending Jobs

The number of pending jobs of the device.

Status

The status of the device: Active or Inactive.

Use the buttons in this section to manage the cluster.

To manage the cluster:
  1. Go to HA-Cluster > Cluster Management.
  2. Click Refresh to get the latest cluster information.
    • Select one unit and click View Dashboard to display that unit’s Dashboard.
    • Select one or more units and click Upgrade Firmware to upload a firmware image to upgrade the selected units. The firmware image must be in .out or .deb format.
    • Select one or more units and click Upload Fortiguard to upload a package file to the selected units.
    • Click Backup All to back up the configuration file of all cluster units (including the primary unit) to an archive file. The backup archive file is named with the cluster name and the date and time.
    • Select one or more units and click Purge Jobs to delete the selected units’ pending jobs.
    • If a node is running a different version from the primary node, there is an information icon which tells you that the firmware version is not compatible with the primary node.

Synchronization

Use the Synchronize Settings In Real-Time From Primary To Other Nodes section to set synchronization options.

To set cluster synchronization options:
  1. Go to HA-Cluster > Cluster Management.
  2. In the Synchronize Settings In Real-Time From Primary To Other Nodes section, select what to synchronize with secondary and worker nodes.
  3. Click Synchronize Now.

Access privilege

To set access privilege for the Cluster Management page:
  1. Go to System > Admin Profiles to the HA Cluster section.
  2. Set the privilege for Cluster Management/Status.

    Read Write privilege allows access to all functions on this page.

    Read Only privilege only displays this page.

Cluster Management

Use HA-Cluster > Cluster Management to view the basic information of cluster nodes and to manage the cluster.

The total number of cluster members are shown at the bottom of the list. This number cannot exceed 101, including the primary.

The Cluster Management section displays all the secondary and worker nodes.

The following information is shown:

Host Name

The host name of the device in the cluster.

Serial Number

The serial number of the device.

Type

The type of the device: Primary, Secondary, or Worker.

Alias

The device's alias.

Version

The software version of the device.

IP Address

The device's internal communication IP address.

Pending Jobs

The number of pending jobs of the device.

Status

The status of the device: Active or Inactive.

Use the buttons in this section to manage the cluster.

To manage the cluster:
  1. Go to HA-Cluster > Cluster Management.
  2. Click Refresh to get the latest cluster information.
    • Select one unit and click View Dashboard to display that unit’s Dashboard.
    • Select one or more units and click Upgrade Firmware to upload a firmware image to upgrade the selected units. The firmware image must be in .out or .deb format.
    • Select one or more units and click Upload Fortiguard to upload a package file to the selected units.
    • Click Backup All to back up the configuration file of all cluster units (including the primary unit) to an archive file. The backup archive file is named with the cluster name and the date and time.
    • Select one or more units and click Purge Jobs to delete the selected units’ pending jobs.
    • If a node is running a different version from the primary node, there is an information icon which tells you that the firmware version is not compatible with the primary node.

Synchronization

Use the Synchronize Settings In Real-Time From Primary To Other Nodes section to set synchronization options.

To set cluster synchronization options:
  1. Go to HA-Cluster > Cluster Management.
  2. In the Synchronize Settings In Real-Time From Primary To Other Nodes section, select what to synchronize with secondary and worker nodes.
  3. Click Synchronize Now.

Access privilege

To set access privilege for the Cluster Management page:
  1. Go to System > Admin Profiles to the HA Cluster section.
  2. Set the privilege for Cluster Management/Status.

    Read Write privilege allows access to all functions on this page.

    Read Only privilege only displays this page.