Fast failure detection in VRRP with BFD

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This document describes how Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) can be used to support sub-second detection of a Master Router failure in the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP).


Nitish Gupta (
Aditya Dogra (
Colin Docherty (
Greg Mirsky (
Jeff Tantsura (

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