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Status Not under consideration
Workspace AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 13, 2017

CISCO Switch Port information with CDP Protocol

We need support of CISCO Switch LAN CDP Protocol and want to see this information in AIX about Switch capabilities, port connected on AIX side to which port on switch side
This is in VMWare standard and helps in analysis oft LAN Port problems and in discussions with LAN Teams to identify things.

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Apr 29, 2020

    IBM has evaluated the priority of this enhancement proposal relative to other future product content and determined that this RFE will not be pursued for a future product release

  • Guest
    Mar 28, 2018

    Question: Would an open source package like cdpr satisfy the CDP requirement?

  • Guest
    Jan 18, 2018

    I would like to see LLDP instead of CDP as it would be more universal, Cisco even supports it.

  • Guest
    Oct 16, 2017

    This information, along with the HSRP/LACP/LLDP should be collected at the device driver level, to be available for a single command: lsneighbour.

    This implementation alone will save thousands of hours and hundreds of PMRs.