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How does failover of AMP (Airwave Management Platform) server work on Aruba Instant APs?

Environment : This article applies to all the IAP running a minimum version of 6.1.3.4-3.1.x.x. Any version prior to this does not have this feature.

 

This article explains how the IAPs switch between the primary and backup AMP server in case of non-availability of the primary and the backup servers. 

An IAP takes around 5 minutes to switch over from the primary Airwave server to the backup server in case the primary server is unreachable. It takes 2 duty cycles (minutes) to Judging the down status of the primary AMP server and another 3 duty cycles (minutes) to connect, identify and log into the backup AMP server. 

When using the backup AMP, IAP will continue to attempt a connection to the primary AMP every duty cycle (1 minute). If the attempt becomes successful, IAP will log out of the backup AMP and log into the primary AMP.

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