VRRP with Route and Interface Tracking
In Figure 36-10, the VRRP priorities are configured so that Router A is the
VRRP master, and Router B is the VRRP backup. Router A forwards IP traffic
from clients to the external network through the VLAN 25 routing interface.
The clients are configured to use the virtual IP address 192.168.10.15 as the
Figure 36-10. VRRP with Tracking Network Diagram
Without VRRP interface or route tracking, if something happened to VLAN
25 or the route to the external network, as long as Router A remains up, it will
continue to be the VRRP master even though traffic from the clients does not
have a path to the external network. However, if the interface and/or route
tracking features are configured, Router A can decrease its priority value when
the problems occur so that Router B becomes the master.