Tech Corner / HSRP
What You Need to Know About Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol
by PivIT Global on Feb 23, 2023 7:12:00 AM
In 2021, an unprecedented outage cost Facebook somewhere in the neighborhood of $79 million, proving that even the world’s biggest companies can face challenging periods of downtime.
The Importance of Layer 3 Redundancy: Understanding HSRP – Pt. 2
by PivIT Global on Aug 16, 2022 7:11:00 AM
The Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) is a Cisco proprietary redundancy protocol. It allows several Layer 3 switches or routers to work together in an HSRP group and appear as a single virtual device to endpoints. Because of this approach, endpoints always have a functional default g …
The Importance of Layer 3 Redundancy: Understanding HSRP – Pt. 1
by PivIT Global on Aug 11, 2022 7:05:00 AM
Providing Layer 3 redundancy is crucial for uninterrupted network services and communications in enterprise networks. This approach provides hardware redundancy in the event of a device failure. It offers various alternative routing paths throughout the network.
6 Common Errors Engineers See Using HSRP
by Darin Knobbe on May 1, 2020 10:30:00 AM
This article covers common issues network engineers face with HSRP and ways to troubleshoot those problems. Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) is a Cisco proprietary protocol, which provides redundancy for a local subnet. In HSRP, two or more routers give an illusion of a single virtu …