Questions tagged [flood]

For questions about network flooding, where flooding is the forwarding of a packet by a router from any node to every other node attached to the router except the node from which the packet arrived. Flooding is a way to distribute routing information updates quickly to every node in a large network.

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Strange flooding during installing new switch in network

This is very strange issue i am noticing. In our datacenter we have every switch in rack has cisco vPC configured in short whole datacenter running vPC so there is no loop for spanning-tree anywhere ...
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Network flooding without ff-ff-ff-ff-ff-ff (layer 2 broadcast) MAC address in destination? [closed]

It appears that a switch is sending the same traffic to all ports in a VLAN: In a Wireshark capture on host 192.168.0.10 with MAC aaaa.aaaa.aaaa I see packets with MAC destination bbbb.bbbb.bbbb and ...