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'exceed max red interface number' error reported when creating a redundant interface; How many redundant interfaces are supported?



Article ID: KB13373 KB Last Updated: 24 Feb 2009Version: 2.0
How many redundant interfaces can I create on a firewall?
When trying to create a redundant interface, the following error is reported:
SSG550_C2-09_51.71-> set int red5 zone trust
exceed max red interface number 4
Interface red5 init failed.

The device limit is being reached when the error message "exceed max red interface number" is shown. The following table is a matrix of the redundant interfaces supported from ScreenOS 5.4 to 6.2 for the various platforms.

Redundant Interface Capacity
5.4 6.0 6.1 6.2
SSG-20 N/A N/A N/A N/A
SSG-140 4 4 4 4
SSG-320 4 4 4 4
SSG-350 4 4 4 4
SSG-520 4 4 4 4
SSG-550 4 4 4 4
ISG-1000 10 10 10 10
ISG-2000 14 14 36 36
NS-5200 36 36 36 36
NS-5400 36 36 36 36

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