The set protocols vrrp interface vrid md5-key command configures the authentication key in MD5 authentication mode for a VRRP group.
VRRP authentication is only supported by VRRPv2, which is not supported by VRRPv3.
set protocols vrrp interface <interface-name> vrid <virtual-router-id> md5-key <md5-key>
Specifies the Layer 3 interface name of VRRP device. The value is a string.
Specifies the VRID of a VRRP group. The value is an integer that ranges from 1 to 254.
Specifies the authentication key in MD5 authentication mode. The value is a string of 1 to 16 case-sensitive characters without spaces.
Devices in a VRRP group must be configured with the same authentication mode and authentication key; otherwise, the VRRP group cannot negotiate the Master and Backup states.
- Configure the authentication key in MD5 authentication mode for a VRRP group.