How to show the Sonicwall Failover and Load Balancing configuration and status via ssh console using PUTTY.
Scenario: How to show the Sonicwall Failover and Load Balancing configuration and status via ssh console using PUTTY.
1. Log into the Sonicwall via ssh console using the cable to port or logical remote sssion using an application such as PuTTY
App Source: http://www.putty.org
2. Show Failover Configuration Type Command: show show failover-lb
Cli Output: group responder statistics status pending-config
Type Command: show show failover-lb statistics
Group Name: Default LB Group Member Name: X1 Total Connection: 160541 New Connection: 5930 Configured Ratio: 0 Average Ratio: 100 Current Ratio: 100 Total Unicast Bytes: 215415685 Rx Unicast: 259782 Rx Bytes: 180758711 Tx Unicast: 160525 Tx Bytes: 34656974 Thoughput Kbits/s: 13 Thoughput KB/s: 1
Type Command: show failover-lb status
Group Name: Default LB Group Type: Basic Failover Total Members: 2 Primary Member: X1 Active Member: X1 Load Balancing Member: X1 Final Back-Up: U0 Global Probing: Disabled Member ID: 1 Member Name: X1 Link Status: Link Up LB Status: Available Probe Status: Physical Main Target Status: Disabled Alternate Target Status: Disabled
NOTE: Changes that are applied via console will impact current connection sessions as the changes are applied. It is advised to make changes out of office hours for minimum impact on services. Show commands do not make any changes or impact services.