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Configuring Virtual Security Interfaces


Virtual security interfaces (VSIs) are the virtual interfaces that two security devices forming a virtual security device (VSD) share when operating in high availability (HA) mode. Network and VPN traffic use the IP address and virtual MAC address of a VSI. The VSD then maps the traffic to the physical interface, subinterface, or redundant interface to which you have previously bound the VSI. When two security devices are operating in HA mode, you must bind security zone interfaces that you want to provide uninterrupted service in the event of a device failover to one or more VSDs. When you bind an interface to a VSD, the result is a VSI.

For more information about VSIs, see NSRP Clusters Overview.