Smart redundancy - Promote to Master

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Hi,
Is it possible to setup a secondary Zone Director ZD1200 and promote to the Master ZD? 
We would like to move the physical location of the current ZD to a new site. 

Thanks
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Sen

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Posted 3 months ago

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abi

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Hi Darren,

Yes, thats possible, after adding the ZD and syncing the configuration please go ahead and click on failover, in new 10.0 the option has changed.

Regards,
Abilash PR.
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Karl Lavender

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Yeah, per the above comment, the ZD in redundancy should always have an option for manual failover.  They swap pretty quick anyways, so you could always pull the primary and everything would come up really quick on the secondary. .
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Sen

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Thank you both. We will put this to the test.
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Sen

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Further to my question. 

I've got the failover working with our secondary ZD.
Our plan is to relocate what was our Master ZD to a new office. This location will not have any IT staff onsite, so we would like to promote the secondary to Master and create a new failover ZD.  

Is this possible?
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Sen

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To add, we will be changing the IP of the previous Master ZD.
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Redundant ZDs need < 100ms round trip time to maintain system communications.