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authentication-key

Syntax

authentication-key key;

Hierarchy Level

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Description

Configure a Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) IPv4 authentication key. You also must specify a VRRP authentication scheme by including the authentication-type statement.

All routers in the VRRP group must use the same authentication scheme and password.

Options

key—Authentication password. For simple authentication, it can be 1 through 8 characters long. For Message Digest 5 (MD5) authentication, it can be 1 through 16 characters long. If you include spaces, enclose all characters in quotation marks (“ ”).

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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


Published: 2010-04-28

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