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Hierarchy Level


Enable the VRRP primary router to switch over to the backup router immediately, without waiting for the priority hold time to expire, when a tracked route or interface goes down. When the route or interface comes back online, the original primary router that is now acting as the backup router waits for the priority hold time to expire before it reasserts primary role.


asymmetric-hold-time is disabled.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.5.