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    Configuring the Silent Period

    When the state of a VRRP interface changes from down to up, a silent period begins. During this period, any master down events are ignored. Configure the silent period interval to avoid problems that can be caused if incoming VRRP advertisement packets are delayed or interrupted while an interface starts up.

    To configure the silent period, include the startup-silent-period statement at the [edit protocols vrrp] hierarchy level:

    [edit protocols vrrp]startup-silent-period seconds;

    Modified: 2016-12-06