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    vrrp-group group-id {(accept-data | no-accept-data);advertise-interval seconds;advertisements-threshold number;authentication-key key;authentication-type authentication;fast-interval milliseconds;(preempt | no-preempt) {hold-time seconds;}priority number;track {interface interface-name {bandwidth-threshold bits-per-second priority-cost priority;priority-cost priority;}priority-hold-time seconds;route prefix/prefix-length routing-instance instance-name priority-cost priority;}virtual-address [ addresses ];vrrp-inherit-from vrrp-group;}

    Hierarchy Level

    [edit interfaces interface-name unit logical-unit-number family inet address address],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name interfaces interface-name unit logical-unit-number family inet address address]

    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.


    Configure a Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) IPv4 group. As of Junos OS Release 13.2, VRRP nonstop active routing (NSR) is enabled only when you configure the nonstop-routing statement at the [edit routing-options] or [edit logical system logical-system-name routing-options hierarchy level.


    group-id—VRRP group identifier. If you enable MAC source address filtering on the interface, you must include the virtual MAC address in the list of source MAC addresses that you specify in the source-address-filter statement. MAC addresses ranging from 00:00:5e:00:01:00 through 00:00:5e:00:01:ff are reserved for VRRP, as defined in RFC 2338. The VRRP group number must be the decimal equivalent of the last hexadecimal byte of the virtual MAC address.

    Range: 0 through 255

    The remaining statements are explained separately.

    Required Privilege Level

    interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

    Modified: 2016-04-29