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    startup-silent-period seconds;

    Hierarchy Level

    [edit protocols vrrp]

    Release Information

    Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

    Statement introduced in Junos OS 11.3 for the QFX Series.

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1x53-D20 for the OCX Series.


    Instruct the system to ignore the Master Down Event when an interface transitions from the down state to the up state. This statement is used to avoid incorrect error alarms caused by the delay or interruption of incoming Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) advertisement packets during the interface startup phase.


    seconds—Number of seconds for the startup period.

    Default: 4 seconds

    Range: 1 through 2000 seconds

    Required Privilege Level

    routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

    routing-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

    Modified: 2016-04-29