VRRP

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==Documentation and Futher reading==
==Documentation and Futher reading==
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vrrp
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* [ http://www.imagestream.com/VRRP.html VRRP ] - More detailed description of VRRP
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* [ https://sourceforge.net/projects/vrrpd/ VRRPd home page ] - Implementation of VRRPd used by ImageStream

Revision as of 06:27, 2 July 2008

Overview

VRRP(Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol), defined in RFC3768, allows multiple systems on a network to share an IP address between them. Each node sends out a broadcast packet detailing the VRRP group it is participating in and its priority. The highest priority node wins the election. After a node wins three elections, it assumes the role of master and takes the IP and MAC address being shared.

Tools

There are currently no known tools for VRRP.

Examples

VRRP/Examples/Example 1: Sharing one address between two hosts - Common VRRP application, ensures a path out from the LAN.

Documentation and Futher reading

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