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Configuring the primary FortiManager unit in an HA cluster

You can configure one FortiManager unit to be the primary unit in a high availability (HA) cluster. You must know the IP address and serial number of the FortiManager units that will be configured as backup (also called secondary or peer) units in the HA cluster to complete this procedure.

To configure the primary FortiManager unit:
  1. Go to System Settings > HA.
  2. Set Operation Mode to Primary.
  3. In the Peer IP box, enter the IP address of the backup FortiManager unit.
  4. In the Peer SN box, enter the serial number of the backup (secondary or peer) FortiManager unit.
  5. Click + to add additional backup FortiManager units to the HA cluster.

  6. Click Apply.

Configuring the primary FortiManager unit in an HA cluster

You can configure one FortiManager unit to be the primary unit in a high availability (HA) cluster. You must know the IP address and serial number of the FortiManager units that will be configured as backup (also called secondary or peer) units in the HA cluster to complete this procedure.

To configure the primary FortiManager unit:
  1. Go to System Settings > HA.
  2. Set Operation Mode to Primary.
  3. In the Peer IP box, enter the IP address of the backup FortiManager unit.
  4. In the Peer SN box, enter the serial number of the backup (secondary or peer) FortiManager unit.
  5. Click + to add additional backup FortiManager units to the HA cluster.

  6. Click Apply.