Category Archives: First Hop Redundancy Protocols

Deep Dive Tutorial on Cisco’s Proprietary Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)

Curious about Cisco’s proprietary Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP) and how it makes it all happen? Be sure to check out my deep dive tutorial where we take a look at the order of operations for the Active Virtual Gateway (AVG) election, the Active Virtual Forwarder (AVF) failover, and just how the round robin algorithm functions to provide a best of class First Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP)!