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delegate-processing (VRRP)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the distributed periodic packet management process (ppmd) to send Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) advertisements .

Using a hash logic based on iflIndex, the vrrp group ID, and the IP version, select one of the Flexible OIC Concentrators (FPCs) for distribution. The selected FPC is called the anchor FPC. All transmit instances and receive instances are from and to the anchor FPC. The anchor FPC is static, and VRRP is not guaranteed to get distributed to all available FPCs uniformly for all VRRP sessions.



Enable distributed ppmd for VRRP over aggregated Ethernet and integrated routing and bridging (IRB) interfaces.

Using the ae-irb option is only for MPC line cards. ae-irb is not supported on small MX Series routing devices with built-in MPCs such as the MX104 and below. Using the ae-irb option requires use of the enhanced-ip mode.

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 9.6.

ae-irb option introduced in Junos OS Release 15.1.