[j-nsp] VRRP

Hannes Gredler hannes at juniper.net
Mon Apr 7 12:27:26 EDT 2003

On Sun, Apr 06, 2003 at 11:11:46PM -0400, Junoguy wrote:
| I will take a stab at this as well.  The reason for the "accept-data"
| being required is because you are sourcing your BGP traffic from the
| VIP.  So if and when R1 fails and you don't have the command
| "accept-data" then R2 BGP peering will not come up because traffic from
| the BGP neighbor is being sent to R2's VIP address.  
| Mario

VRRP and the functionality of a VIP is intendend as a
high-resiliency tool targeted to end hosts and not for
router 2 router communication ... [we have routing protocols
doing that job much better ;-)]


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