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  1. Hello Rene,

    One quick Question if there is any mismatch in the authentication … in first place it should not forward packets at all ? we could see some packets are being forwarded … could you please explain.

    Thanks
    Shayan

  2. Hi Shayan,
    Believe it or not, what you are seeing is expected behavior from VRRP! If the authentication is not correct from a VRRP neighbor, then its packets get ignored. Each side will claim the other has incorrect authentication, so each VRRP router believes itself to be the master, and each will claim to own the IP address! The only upside to this is that assuming each side is using the same VRRP instance number, the MAC address will agree between them, so other computers on the network would have no idea this is going on. Additionally, should one of the

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  3. Hello Andrew,

    Thanks a lot for your detailed explanation on the vrrp authentication.

    Regards!
    Shayan

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