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Check Point - Enabling Gratious ARP (Failover)

If you firewall isn’t Gratuitous ARPing when it fails over, you will need to edit the file $FWDIR/boot/modules/fwkern.conf, and add the following line (if it doesn’t exist create it),

fwha_use_arp_packet_queue=1

Then reboot the machine.

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