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FortiGate-6000 Handbook

Determining the primary FPC

You can determine which FPC is operating as the primary FPC by using the diagnose load-balance status command.

The following example diagnose load-balance status output for a FortiGate-6301F shows that the FPC in slot 1 is the primary FPC. The command output also shows the status of all of the FPCs in the FortiGate-6301F.

diagnose load-balance status
==========================================================================
MBD SN: F6KF313E17900032
  Primary FPC Blade: slot-1

     Slot  1: FPC6KF3E1790020
       Status:Working   Function:Active 
       Link:      Base: Up          Fabric: Up  
       Heartbeat: Management: Good   Data: Good  
       Status Message:"Running"
     Slot  2: FPC6KF3E17900201
       Status:Working   Function:Active 
       Link:      Base: Up          Fabric: Up  
       Heartbeat: Management: Good   Data: Good  
       Status Message:"Running"
     Slot  3: FPC6KF3E17900207
       Status:Working   Function:Active 
       Link:      Base: Up          Fabric: Up  
       Heartbeat: Management: Good   Data: Good  
       Status Message:"Running"
     Slot  4: FPC6KF3E17900219
       Status:Working   Function:Active 
       Link:      Base: Up          Fabric: Up  
       Heartbeat: Management: Good   Data: Good  
       Status Message:"Running"
     Slot  5: FPC6KF3E17900235
       Status:Working   Function:Active 
       Link:      Base: Up          Fabric: Up  
       Heartbeat: Management: Good   Data: Good  
       Status Message:"Running"
     Slot  6: FPC6KF3E17900169
       Status:Working   Function:Active 
       Link:      Base: Up          Fabric: Up  
       Heartbeat: Management: Good   Data: Good  
       Status Message:"Running"

Determining the primary FPC

You can determine which FPC is operating as the primary FPC by using the diagnose load-balance status command.

The following example diagnose load-balance status output for a FortiGate-6301F shows that the FPC in slot 1 is the primary FPC. The command output also shows the status of all of the FPCs in the FortiGate-6301F.

diagnose load-balance status
==========================================================================
MBD SN: F6KF313E17900032
  Primary FPC Blade: slot-1

     Slot  1: FPC6KF3E1790020
       Status:Working   Function:Active 
       Link:      Base: Up          Fabric: Up  
       Heartbeat: Management: Good   Data: Good  
       Status Message:"Running"
     Slot  2: FPC6KF3E17900201
       Status:Working   Function:Active 
       Link:      Base: Up          Fabric: Up  
       Heartbeat: Management: Good   Data: Good  
       Status Message:"Running"
     Slot  3: FPC6KF3E17900207
       Status:Working   Function:Active 
       Link:      Base: Up          Fabric: Up  
       Heartbeat: Management: Good   Data: Good  
       Status Message:"Running"
     Slot  4: FPC6KF3E17900219
       Status:Working   Function:Active 
       Link:      Base: Up          Fabric: Up  
       Heartbeat: Management: Good   Data: Good  
       Status Message:"Running"
     Slot  5: FPC6KF3E17900235
       Status:Working   Function:Active 
       Link:      Base: Up          Fabric: Up  
       Heartbeat: Management: Good   Data: Good  
       Status Message:"Running"
     Slot  6: FPC6KF3E17900169
       Status:Working   Function:Active 
       Link:      Base: Up          Fabric: Up  
       Heartbeat: Management: Good   Data: Good  
       Status Message:"Running"