a quick survey about LLDP and similar
pf at tippete.net
Thu Feb 28 11:52:21 UTC 2019
Thank you both for the feedback.
I left out the "it depends" because it is more suited to a conversation
or email thread like this than to a quick survey. I'm aware of a few
reasons for which "it depends" and I'm learning a few more from the
feedback I'm getting.
>>>>> "Eddie" == Eddie Parra <eparra at zscaler.com> writes:
Eddie> +1 on it depends. IMO, I would prefer LLDP vs. a vendor proprietary
Eddie> discovery protocol. Where you intend to run it in your network is a
Eddie> major factor for risk.
Eddie> Also, you forgot to add LLDP-MED to #5 (but it might not be relevant
Eddie> to your services).
>> On Feb 28, 2019, at 1:27 AM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>> The problem with your survey is that there’s no option to answer “it depends”.
>> Hard yes or no answers aren’t realistic to the questions you’re
>> asking because the context,
>> security parameters, sensitivity, and other parameters about the
>> network all factor into a
>> decision whether to run or not run such protocols.
>> There are some environments where the benefit and convenience is
>> moderately high
>> and the risk is extremely low. There are other environments where
>> the benefit is relatively
>> low, but the risks are significantly higher.
>>> On Feb 28, 2019, at 01:00 , Pierfrancesco Caci <pf at tippete.net> wrote:
>>> having a bit of a debate in my team about turning on LLDP and/or CDP.
>>> I would appreciate if you could spend a minute answering this
>>> survey so I have some numbers to back up my reasoning, or to accept
>>> Feel free to cross-post to other relevant lists.
>>> Thank you
>>> Pierfrancesco Caci, ik5pvx
Pierfrancesco Caci, ik5pvx
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