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Features Not Supported for a FireCluster

There are some Fireware configuration and management features that you cannot use with FireCluster.

FireCluster Network Configuration Limitations

  • For an active/active cluster, you cannot configure the network in bridge mode or drop-in mode.
  • For an active/passive cluster, you cannot configure the network in bridge mode.
  • For an active/active cluster, you cannot configure the external interface to use PPPoE or DHCP.
  • For an active/passive cluster, you cannot configure the external interface to use PPPoE in Fireware v11.8.x or earlier, or DHCP in Fireware v11.11.4 or earlier.
  • You cannot configure IPv6 address autoconfiguration or enable the DHCPv6 server on an interface.
  • You cannot configure IPv6 dynamic routing protocols (RIPng, OSPFv3, and BGP for IPv6).
  • The FireCluster for a wireless device can be configured only in active/passive mode when wireless is enabled.
  • For an active/active cluster, you cannot configure link aggregation interfaces.
  • Hotspot guest user authentication is not supported.
  • Hotspot user lock out after a user session times out is not supported.

FireCluster Management Limitations

  • In Fireware v11.8.x and lower, you cannot use Fireware Web UI to connect to a Firebox that is a member of a FireCluster.
  • In Fireware v11.9.x and higher, you can use Fireware Web UI to connect to a FireCluster, but you cannot use the Web UI to configure a cluster, or change the FireCluster settings.
  • You cannot use the Management Server to schedule an OS update for any managed device that is a member of a FireCluster.

See Also 

FireCluster

Supported Models for FireCluster

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