9.2.4 Check Your Understanding – HSRP Answers

1. What is the default HSRP priority?

  • 50
  • 100
  • 150
  • 255

Explanation: The default HSRP priority is 100. The priority range is 0-255. The router with the highest priority will become the active router.

2. True or False? If a router with a higher HSRP priority joins the network, it will take over the active router roll from an existing active router which has a lower priority.

  • True
  • False

Explanation: The correct answer is False. HSRP active routers remain the active router even if another router with a higher priority joins the network.

3. During which HSRP state does an interface begin sending periodic hello messages?

  • initial
  • listen
  • speak
  • active

Explanation: In the HSRP speak state the router begins to send periodic hello messages.

4. Which is a characteristic of the HSRP learn state?

  • the router has not determined the virtual IP address
  • the router knows the virtual IP address
  • the router sends periodic hello messages
  • the router actively participates in the active/standby election process

Explanation: In the HSRP learn state the router has not yet determined the virtual IP address.

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