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Questions tagged [lldp]

Link-Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) is used by network devices to advertise and discover other pieces of equipment across the network. It is defined in IEEE 802.1AB and extended as LLDP-MED in ANSI/TIA-1057.

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Is there a Layer 2 address advertising protocol?

I needed help in understanding if LLDP/CDP is the Layer 2 equivalent to RIP or say any Layer 3 route advertising protocol. If not,is there a protocol that advertises the MAC Address Tables among ...
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Unidirectional LLDP

What is the first step to t-shoot unidirectional LLDP? I have a scenario (on a backbone circuit) where the A-router (Junos PTX1000) is seeing it's expected LLDP neighbor but the Z-router (Cisco ASR9k) ...
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DLEP vs LLDP for communication devices discovery

I'm looking for a simple way to allow a router discover communication devices over a LAN. I've heard a bit about DLEP and LLDP, but aside from understanding that LLDP is older, and DLEP has only ...
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Does a switch LLDP MIB contain MAC addresses of connected servers?

Suppose I have a top-of-rack switch configured with LLDP. The servers in the rack are not running LLDP and therefore do not send LLDPDUs. Does the MIB from the switch contain the MAC addresses of the ...
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Newb question, about LLDP for inventory

New (to enterprise networking) guy-- My org is facing room re-numbering of a 5 building, multi floor campus, wherein all nodes (PCs, printers, A/V) will need to be renamed. Wondering if, after the ...
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Cisco LLDP config question

I am following the guide that is listed here for enabling LLDP on my Cisco Catalyst 3560G switch. In short I entered the following into my switch. Switch# configure terminal Switch(config)# lldp run ...
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Does LLDP support traversing through multiple switches?

I would like to query a LLDP enabled switch / router for information about current FW, Manufacturer, etc... But I am not directly connected to the switch, but through an Access Layer Switch or a ...
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Couldn't activate the CDP compatibility in the HP V1910 web interface

I tried to enable both LLDP and CDP from the web interface of my V1910 switch, but every time I select enable the session logs out. I found a command to enable the LLDP from the the switch's terminal. ...
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CDP/LLDP over LACP Trunk Several Devices

I have a 4-switch stack of Alcatel Omniswitches connected to an HP 5412 core via 8 uplinks; these are ports D11-D18. Unfortunately, the client did not yet give me access to the Alcatels, but a request ...
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LLDP disable specific TLVs?

My techs just got a pile of fluke test equipment, which can use LLDP to determine what switchport it is connected to. However, the network guys have disabled lldp / cdp as by default it exposes the ...
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Does LLDP packet traverse switches?

I have some nodes (An) connected to switch A and others (Bm) connected to switch B. Should Bm nodes receive LLDP packets from switch A?
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Behavior of LLDP packets through tagged port

I have this simple topology - [S1][p1]----[p2][S2] Port p1 of switch S1 is connected to port p2 of S2. And port p2 on S2 is tagged. My doubt is if an LLDP packet is sent from p1 to p2, considering ...
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Map the underlying structure of a VLAN

Is there any way to detect the underlying layout physical layout of a VLAN. For instance, to know whether two devices in the same VLAN are connected via the same wifi AP. To clarify, this would be ...
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Difference between LLDP and LLDP-MED

What is the difference between LLDP and LLDP-MED? Is LLDP-MED an add-on to LLDP or something completely different?