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VRRP with BFD Failure Detection
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Description

In many vendor products it is possible to use BFD to quickly detect failures and perform a VRRP transition. This should provide a much quicker response time, and therefore less packet loss:
https://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-nitish-vrrp-bfd-p2p-01.html

Can this be considered for a future feature? Here are a few vendors that support it:
https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/routers/asr9000/software/asr9k_r4-1/addr_serv/configuration/guide/ipaddr_cg41a9k_chapter10.html#con_1134347
https://www.arista.com/en/um-eos/eos-section-37-2-bfd-configuration#ww1114343
https://support.huawei.com/enterprise/en/doc/EDOC1100102953/c69cbfd6/bfd-for-vrrp

Details

Difficulty level
Unknown (require assessment)
Version
-
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Perfectly compatible

Event Timeline

trae32566 created this task.Jul 4 2020, 3:26 AM
c-po added a subscriber: c-po.Jul 4 2020, 6:42 AM

Availible in keepalived, thus kt could be considered for 1.3

pasik added a subscriber: pasik.Jul 4 2020, 8:33 AM