hot standby routing protocol

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Hot Standby Routing Protocol definition

(HSRP) A CISCO standard, defined in RFC 2281, that calls for a mirrored router in passive mode to send hello packets, wait for a lead router to die and, without dropping a packet, take over from that router.
Note: "standby", not "swappable" (and certainly not "swapable").
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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