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Re: max routers in a hsrp group [7:46584] posted 06/14/2002
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I don't think it matters how many are in a group.  If they're not servicing
the same virtual IP, does it really matter what group they're in?

Just thinking out loud....

Here's a good answer for ya.... =)  Convert the 6509s to Native IOS, then
just run HSRP between the two active MSFCs.... done!

Mike W.

"Phil Wallisch"  wrote in message
news:200206141740.NAA19365@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Yeah you guys are right about no reason for more than 4.  I was just
> curious.  It came up b/c I've got 2 WAN routers attached to 2 6509s with
> dual MSFC's as well.  Just in theory I was thinking about what if all 6
> were involved in a group.  Once again what's the point?  Am I going to
> have 6 so just in case the first 5 fail I can still get out?  Not too
> likely.
>
> >From: MADMAN >Reply-To: dmadlan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx >To: Phil Wallisch >CC:
> cisco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: Re: max routers in a hsrp group [7:46584]
> >Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 11:22:43 -0500 > > > I know you can do 4 as I
> have a few times. I don't know the max but I >can't think of any reason
> to have more than 4 routers in an HSRP group. >In fact I don't even like
> doing 4 and the only reason I have ever >configured 4 was dual 6509's
> with dual sups and MSFC's in the days >before SRM was available. > > Dave
> > >Phil Wallisch wrote: > > > > Hi all. Does anyone know the maximum # of
> routers allowed in a HSRP > > group? I've read through the RFC and don't
> see this limit mentioned but > > a coworker says it's 4. > > > >
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