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reset vrrp master interface <interface> group <group-id>

Forces a transition of the VRRP state to the backup state for an interface.

reset vrrp master interface interface group group-id
An interface to force to the backup state. Include the type keyword and the interface identifier (for example, dataplane dp0p1p2). For detailed keywords and arguments that can be specified as interfaces, refer to Supported Dataplane Interfaces.
A VRRP group within the interface to force to the backup state.

Operational mode

Use this command to force the VRRP master interface to transition to the backup state.

The following example shows how to force the VRRP master interface to the backup state. Notice that before the run command is entered, the state is master, and after the command is entered, it is backup. Also, notice the change in “Master router”.

vyatta@vyatta:~$ reset vrrp master interface dp0p192p1 group 1
Forcing vyatta-dp0p192p1-1 to BACKUP...
vyatta@vyatta:~$ show vrrp
                                 RFC        Addr   Last        Sync
Interface         Group  State   Compliant  Owner  Transition  Group
---------         -----  -----   ---------  -----  ----------  -----
dp0p192p1         1      MASTER  dp0vrrp1   no     5s          <none>