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[SRX] Is VRRPv3 INET6 supported on SRX High-End devices?



Article ID: KB32403 KB Last Updated: 15 Jan 2018Version: 1.0

VRRPv3 for INET6 is not supported on SRX High-End firewalls.


An error occurs when attempting to configure VRRPv3 for INET6 on a high-end platform:

root# show interfaces reth0  
redundant-ether-options {
    redundancy-group 1;
unit 0 {
    family inet6 {
        address fe80::5:0:0:6/64 {
            vrrp-inet6-group 3 {
                ## Warning: value virtual-inet6-address ignored: unsupported platform (srx5800)
                virtual-inet6-address fe80::5:0:0:7;
                ## Warning: statement ignored: unsupported platform (srx5800)
                virtual-link-local-address fe80::5:0:0:7;

This error is reported in both physical and reth interfaces. 

Support for VRRPv3 with INET6 under reth interfaces begins from version 18.1R1. 

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