Network topology [Solved]
karnaugh at karnaugh.za.net
Wed Oct 15 14:04:30 CDT 2008
On 2008/10/15 08:49 PM Larry Sheldon wrote:
> Colin Alston wrote:
>> Maybe there should be something (I mean like, someone should come up
>> with a standard :P) to trace switches in a path... Problem is I think
>> even then the simple devices won't bother to support it.
> I have been away from it for ma while and in truth don't know the
> To the best of my knowledge, "Layer two Switches" in fact operate as
> multi-port bridges.
> If that is true, then they ought to be transmitting BDUs which should be
> detectable and used for mapping.
Ahh, you are correct sir (as well as the off list responses :))
Found this rather quickly
as well as
Not sure why I didn't Google "layer 2 traceroute" before... Oh well,
live and learn, and work shorter hours.
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