Chapter 20. Nexus First-Hop Redundancy Protocols and Configurations

This chapter covers the following exam topics:

3.2. Compare and contrast the First-Hop Redundancy Protocols

3.2.a. VRRP

3.2.b. GLBP

3.2.c. HSRP

This chapter begins by describing the importance of the default gateway in the network and how network devices determine whether or not they need to use a default gateway. The chapter then covers the different methods in order to provide redundancy to the default gateway by introducing what it is called a First-Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP). The following FHRPs are covered in this book:

Image Hot Standby Routing Protocol (HSRP) for IPv4

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