Anyone using uvlan out there?

michael.dillon at bt.com michael.dillon at bt.com
Fri Sep 14 13:56:19 UTC 2007


> Using the libpcap (winpcap for windows users) library, uvlan 
> listens to a specific ethernet device. If a broadcast frame 
> is seen, then it is sent off to all the peers so they can add 
> it to their records and emit the broadcast on their local 
> network. 

I doubt that we will be deploying Windows servers in our network to
route traffic. This is not the only way to do layer 2 over IP. See
http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc3931.html

--Michael Dillon



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