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Configuring the Silent Period

The silent period starts when the interface state is changed from down to up. During this period, the Master Down Event is ignored. Configure the silent period interval to avoid alarms caused by the delay or interruption of the incoming VRRP advertisement packets during the interface startup phase.

To configure the silent period interval that the Master Down Event timer ignores, include the startup-silent-period statement at the [edit protocols vrrp] hierarchy level:

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

Published: 2010-04-28

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