The exact same Topology as the HSRP section, because it is so similar there isn't really a need to create a new Topology, though SW3 does get added to the Router Group during the lab to demonstrate a difference in Router States from HSRP. VRRP similarities and differences from HSRP VRRP is very similar to … Continue reading VRRP – Extremely similar to HSRP, review of differences, and some labbing to demo behaviors!
The above Topology will be configured in the bottom section for MHSRP / Load-Balancing, but first a quick review of the HSRP Active / Standby election, followed by Preemption and Interface tracking. HSRP Election Overview The election specifically for the "Active Router" only happens upon initial bootup of the Router Group, if the Active Router … Continue reading HSRP – Election Review, Preemption, Interface Tracking, Multiple HSRP (MHSRP) Load-Balancing, and Authentication!
I've added SW3 to the Router Group to fully demonstrate all States and behaviors, starting with an overview of the States and leading into an in depth review of each Router State, along with a Timers section worked into the Active State section! Preemption is not completely reviewed in this post, but for context to … Continue reading HSRP – Active / Standby Election reviewed through DEEP DIVE of all HSRP Router States, and HSRP Timers reviewed!