10-21-2015 04:58 PM
We have 2 W7220 (18.104.22.168) and just recently created an active-standby redundant system (I think). Aruba 1 has been in production for over a year we just got Aruba2.
Aruba 1 (10.99.135.1)
master-vrrp 99peer-ip-address 10.99.135.2 ipsec **********!vrrp 130priority 110ip address 10.99.135.8description "Preferred-Master"vlan 99tracking master-up-time 30 add 20no shutdown!database synchronize period 30Aruba 2 (10.99.135.2)master-redundancymaster-vrrp 99peer-ip-address 10.99.135.1 ipsec **********!vrrp 99ip address 10.99.135.8description "Standby-Master"vlan 99tracking master-up-time 30 add 20no shutdown!database synchronize period 30Under configuration --> system settings bothAruba 1 and Aruba 2 roles are showing Master and slave respectively and show a master IP address of 10.99.135.8 (the VRRP IP)I have not tried to fail over the master because I don't think this is totally correct because.Monitoring -->WLAN controllersAruba 1 sees both controllers and Aruba 2 only sees itself and under.Configuration -->licensesAruba1 has all the licensing and Aruba2 has none.Now underConfiguration -->centralized licensesLicensed redundacy is checked andAruba 1 and Aruba 2 For VRRP ID 99 are showing Master and backup respectivley and have peer IP addresses of the other controllers.How will Aruba 2 update licensing information if Aruba 1 goes downand Aruba 2 does not already have that information.Should Aruba 2 see Aruba 1 as a controller underMonitoring -->All WLAN controllers?Why is there no traffic being populated in Aruba2?I can go to Aruba 1 or the VR IP and see all traffic there.Thanks in advance, I will gladly provide information if there are any questions. We have students on campus 24/7 so my window to test redundancy is not till Mid November but I would like to have some clarity before then.Thanks again.
10-21-2015 06:01 PM
The standby master cannot terminate APs or clients or give out licenses when there is an active master. What you are seeing is correct. When failover happens, the standby master should have the same info as the master. Did you type "show license server-redundancy" on the backup?
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10-22-2015 06:44 AM
Output: "show license server-redundancy" on the aruba2 the backup
(aruba2.nmmi.edu) #show license server-redundancy
License Server redundancy configuration:
License VRRP Id 99 current state is BACKUP
License Peer's IP Address is 10.99.135.1
Note: This config will be used only if this box is a master/backup license server