vrrp <VRID> address-family {ipv4  | ipv6}

no vrrp <VRID> address-family {ipv4  | ipv6}


Creates a VRRP group and establishes VRRP group configuration context.
  • A maximum of 8 IPv4 and 8 IPv6 VRRP groups are supported on an interface.

  • A maximum of 256 VRRP groups is supported on a router. The groups can be IPv4 or IPv6 as per first come first serve basis.

  • A maximum of 8 different IPv4 and 8 different IPv6 VRRP groups can be used among 1-255 VRRP groups. Achieve a scale of 256 VRRP groups by using the same VRRP group ID across different interfaces.

The no form of this command deletes a VRRP group.

Command context




Selects the VRRP router ID value. Range: 1 to 255.

address-family [IPv4 | IPv6]

Specifies which address family to use, IPv4 or IPv6.


Administrators or local user group members with execution rights for this command.


switch(config)# interface 1/1/1
switch(config-if)# vrrp 1 address-family ipv4

switch(config-if-vrrp)# no vrrp 1 address-family ipv4