a quick survey about LLDP and similar
eparra at zscaler.com
Thu Feb 28 09:37:29 UTC 2019
+1 on it depends. IMO, I would prefer LLDP vs. a vendor proprietary discovery protocol. Where you intend to run it in your network is a major factor for risk.
Also, you forgot to add LLDP-MED to #5 (but it might not be relevant 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
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