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L2 Switch Feature for Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol Fast Convergence

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 55 - Number 11
Year of Publication: 2012
Hiroshi Matsuda

Hiroshi Matsuda. Article: L2 Switch Feature for Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol Fast Convergence. International Journal of Computer Applications 55(11):1-3, October 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Hiroshi Matsuda},
	title = {Article: L2 Switch Feature for Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol Fast Convergence},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {55},
	number = {11},
	pages = {1-3},
	month = {October},
	note = {Full text available}


Computer networks have played a central role at any circumstances in society today. So it is necessary for them to be available at any time. To this end we often use redundant technologies such as duplex systems to overcome failures. Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) is one of the redundant technologies, which gives detours to end hosts in case of trouble. Because of its advantages such that end hosts have no requirement for using VRRP it has been widely used in many Local Area Networks. In this paper we propose a new method on VRRP. Our method makes VRRP convergence time shorter in a typical network design: it means that through using our method computer networks recovery faster when failures occurred.


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