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[mininet-discuss] Broadcast LLDP packets
murphy.mccauley at gmail.com
Tue Apr 1 17:52:53 PDT 2014
As asked, this doesn't seem like a Mininet question.
*What* exactly do you want to send LLDP packets? Usually the answer here is that you want OpenFlow switches to send them. This implies that there's a controller to instruct the switches. Thus, your question would be specific to that controller and only tangentially related to Mininet.
If you have already chosen a controller/controller platform, it probably has a mailing list, forum, or other support channel of its own.
If you haven't chosen a controller yet, you might want to do some research on your options. If you wanted input from the community, mininet-discuss might be able to help you, though the openflow-discuss mailing list is probably the best place.
If you were planning to write a controller yourself from scratch, you should investigate the OpenFlow specification, research OpenFlow on the web, and possibly ask questions on the openflow-discuss mailing list.
If none of that is helpful, you might consider rephrasing your question and possibly adding additional context or detail.
On Mar 31, 2014, at 10:00 PM, Ambica Raina <ambicaraina363 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have designed a network on mininet consisting of router, switches and hosts. Now I want to broadcast the LLDP packets throughout the network. So, that I can come to know about the topology. Please help me in this.
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