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Duplicate packets based on SD-WAN rules

SD-WAN duplication rules can specify SD-WAN service rules to trigger packet duplication. This allows the duplication to occur based on an SD-WAN rule instead of the source, destination, and service parameters in the duplication rule.

  1. Packets can be forced to duplicate to all members of the same SD-WAN zone. See Duplicate packets on other zone members for details.

    For example, in Spoke 1 set packet-duplication to force so that when a client sends a packet to the server, it is duplicated to all members of the same zone as long as its health check is alive. If a members health check is dead, then the member is removed from the SD-WAN duplication zone.

  2. Packets can be duplicated to other members of the SD-WAN zone only when the condition of the link is not good enough.

    Set packet-duplication to on-demand so that, when the SLA of the member does not match (sla_map=0) the packet is duplicated, but when the SLA does match (sla_map!=0) the packet is not duplicated.

  3. Packets can be duplicated to all members of the same SD-WAN zone when the traffic matches one or more regular SD-WAN service rules.

The following example shows the third type of packet duplication.

In this example, SD-WAN is configured with three members: vpn1, vpn2, and vpn3. Service rule 1 controls all traffic from 10.100.20.0/24 to 172.16.100.0/24 using member 1.

To send a duplicate of the traffic that matches service rule 1 using member 2, members 1 and 2 are added to the same SD-WAN zone, and a duplicate rule is configured with service-id set to 1.

To send a duplicate of the traffic that matches service rule 1 using member 2:
config system sdwan
    set status enable
    config zone
        edit "virtual-wan-link"
        next
        edit "zone2"
        next
    end
    config members
        edit 1
            set interface "vpn1"
        next
        edit 2
            set interface "vpn2"
        next
        edit 3
            set interface "vpn3"
            set zone "zone2"
        next
    end
    config service
        edit 1
            set dst "172.16.100.0"
            set src "10.100.20.0"
            set priority-members 1
        next
    end
    config duplication
        edit 1
            set service-id 1
            set packet-duplication force
        next
    end
end

Duplicate packets based on SD-WAN rules

SD-WAN duplication rules can specify SD-WAN service rules to trigger packet duplication. This allows the duplication to occur based on an SD-WAN rule instead of the source, destination, and service parameters in the duplication rule.

  1. Packets can be forced to duplicate to all members of the same SD-WAN zone. See Duplicate packets on other zone members for details.

    For example, in Spoke 1 set packet-duplication to force so that when a client sends a packet to the server, it is duplicated to all members of the same zone as long as its health check is alive. If a members health check is dead, then the member is removed from the SD-WAN duplication zone.

  2. Packets can be duplicated to other members of the SD-WAN zone only when the condition of the link is not good enough.

    Set packet-duplication to on-demand so that, when the SLA of the member does not match (sla_map=0) the packet is duplicated, but when the SLA does match (sla_map!=0) the packet is not duplicated.

  3. Packets can be duplicated to all members of the same SD-WAN zone when the traffic matches one or more regular SD-WAN service rules.

The following example shows the third type of packet duplication.

In this example, SD-WAN is configured with three members: vpn1, vpn2, and vpn3. Service rule 1 controls all traffic from 10.100.20.0/24 to 172.16.100.0/24 using member 1.

To send a duplicate of the traffic that matches service rule 1 using member 2, members 1 and 2 are added to the same SD-WAN zone, and a duplicate rule is configured with service-id set to 1.

To send a duplicate of the traffic that matches service rule 1 using member 2:
config system sdwan
    set status enable
    config zone
        edit "virtual-wan-link"
        next
        edit "zone2"
        next
    end
    config members
        edit 1
            set interface "vpn1"
        next
        edit 2
            set interface "vpn2"
        next
        edit 3
            set interface "vpn3"
            set zone "zone2"
        next
    end
    config service
        edit 1
            set dst "172.16.100.0"
            set src "10.100.20.0"
            set priority-members 1
        next
    end
    config duplication
        edit 1
            set service-id 1
            set packet-duplication force
        next
    end
end