HSRP lab

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Mar 11th, 2009
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I want to configure HSRP in my lab, I only have 2 x C2620 routers and only have 1 x Ethernet and 2 x WIC on each, is it possible to create an HSPR environment?

If not how would a simple config look?

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Joseph W. Doherty Wed, 03/11/2009 - 17:43
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I believe so. Just configure HSRP on each router's Ethernet interface. Insure two routers' Ethernet interfaces are connected (directly, hub or switch).

adamclarkuk_2 Thu, 03/12/2009 - 01:52
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As suggested, link the two routers up directly via a crossover cable or via a hub/switch with a straight cable.

An example config for HSRP follows :

Router 1

Ethernet 0/0

ip address

standby 100 ip

standby 100 preempt

Router 2

ip address

standby 100 ip

standby 100 priority 150

standby 100 preempt

Giuseppe Larosa Thu, 03/12/2009 - 03:26
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Hello Andy,

to make a meaningful test an hub or switch is needed so that you can add at least a PC client to the vlan to be able to test what happens when the active router changes.

Hope to help



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