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Resource typeSpecific components
  • Workloads
  • Virtual machines
  • IP addresses
  • L2L VPN
  • Malware protection
  • File Integrity Monitoring
  • Patching
  • Log Management

If there is an outage in your primary data center, and you continue to work with your infrastructure in the failover site, then any modifications you make will be not replicated in the primary data center once the outage has been resolved.

Typically, the failover site is the closest data center to your primary data center. Currently, Armor offers this service in the following locations: 

Primary data centerDefault failover site
Dallas (DFW01)Phoenix (PHX01)
Phoenix (PHX01)Dallas (DFW01)


Before you begin

Before your order this add-on product, consider the following scenariosfactors

  • In Gen 3 (, you were able to You can only access your failover virtual machine via the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. In Gen 4 (, you can only access virtual machines via the VMwareTRAY  VMwareTRAY SSL VPN-Plus Client. Even after you upgrade to Gen 4, you can still use the Cisco to access your transferred virtual; machines; however, for a virtual machine that is replicated to the failover site, you can only access that virtual machine via the VMware client. In short, Armor recommends that you use the VMware client to access your virtual machines.Even during a data center outage, you While upgraded users could use the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client to access the transferred virtual machines in AMP; however to access failover virtual machines, you must use VMware. As a result, for easier compatibility, Armor recommends that upgraded users only use VMware to access all virtual machines.
    • To learn how to download and install this client, see SSL/VPN.

  • During an unexpected data center outage, Armor does not automatically perform a failover for your environment. You must submit a support ticket to Armor to request a live failover.
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    • After a failover is complete, any change you make in your virtual machine while in the replication site failover environment will not be transferred over to the primary site at the end of the failover.  replicated in your primary environment.   

    • Based on the size of your environment, first-time provisioning for this add-on product can take up to two days to complete. 

    • Based on the size of your environment, a failover may take up to several hours to complete. 


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    Order Continuous Server Replication (Disaster Recovery)