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startup-silent-period seconds;

Hierarchy Level

[edit protocols vrrp]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.


Instruct the system to ignore the Master Down Event when an interface transitions from the disabled state to the enabled state. This statement is used to avoid an incorrect error alarm caused by 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

Usage Guidelines

See Configuring the Startup Period for VRRP Operations.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-01-13

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