Technical Documentation




Hierarchy Level

[edit protocols vrrp]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Software Release 9.5.


Enable the VRRP master router to switch over to the backup router immediately, without waiting for the priority hold time to expire, when a route goes down. However, when the route comes back online, the backup router that is acting as the master waits for the priority hold time to expire before switching the mastership back to the original master VRRP router.


asymmetric-hold-time is disabled.

Usage Guidelines

Configuring Asymmetric Hold Time for VRRP Routers

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-28