LLDP “Link Local Discovery Protocol”

The Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) is a vendor-neutral link layer protocol in the Internet Protocol Suite used
by network devices for advertising their identity, capabilities, and neighbors The protocol is formally referred to by
the IEEE as Station and Media Access Control Connectivity Discovery ¬†IEEE 802.1AB and use the multicast address “01:00:C2:00:00:0E”

It works almost like cdp.

LLDP use tlv like cdp.
LLDP use timer

LLDP can be enable /disable globally : lldp run
LLDP can be tweak on the interdace : no / lldp transmit  / receive / tvl-select

More to come…..

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