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show activation key output - Adding ASA as Primary Standby

Our Primary Active ASA has died and need to replace failed one.

 

Only ASA we have as spare is below 

IT has same hardware and ASA software as current active one.

Need to know if i add this ASA will it work fine as Primary standy one ?

 

 

show activation-key
Serial Number: JMXVVV
Running Activation Key: 0xe618fe52 0xa4ecddf4 0x7c50dd74 0x83d82890 0x0b070183
The Running Activation Key is not valid, using default settings:

Licensed features for this platform:
Maximum Physical Interfaces : Unlimited
Maximum VLANs : 250
Inside Hosts : Unlimited
Failover : Active/Active
VPN-DES : Enabled
VPN-3DES-AES : Disabled
Security Contexts : 2
GTP/GPRS : Disabled
SSL VPN Peers : 2
Total VPN Peers : 5000
Shared License : Disabled
AnyConnect for Mobile : Disabled
AnyConnect for Cisco VPN Phone : Disabled
AnyConnect Essentials : Disabled
Advanced Endpoint Assessment : Disabled
UC Phone Proxy Sessions : 2
Total UC Proxy Sessions : 2
Botnet Traffic Filter : Disabled

This platform has an ASA 5550 VPN Premium license.
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The flash activation key is the SAME as the running key.

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Re: show activation key output - Adding ASA as Primary Standby

I belive you need to contact Licnese team to transfer to License key i guess. (not sure how that works)

 

in General RMA units TAC automatically transfer to new kit.

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Re: show activation key output - Adding ASA as Primary Standby

As long as same hardware and same version of code running, you can join them back in to HA.

 

If you are more cautious, then take backup of current backup configuration, do this task in maintenance window.

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Re: show activation key output - Adding ASA as Primary Standby

Current Active Sec ASA is on 8.2 and has premium VPN license.

 

This other ASA shows it hs premium license and it has same hardware and code running.

 

Only concern it shows activation key does not match

 

can you please confirm if i can still add this ASA in HA pair?

VIP Advisor

Re: show activation key output - Adding ASA as Primary Standby

I belive you need to contact Licnese team to transfer to License key i guess. (not sure how that works)

 

in General RMA units TAC automatically transfer to new kit.

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