Monthly Archive: March 2017

Mar 31

Unidirectional Link Detection Protocol

UDLD is a Layer 2 protocol enabled between adjacent switches. It uses MAC 01-00-0c-cc-cc-cc with Subnetwork Access Protocol (SNAP) High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC) protocol type 0x0111. UDLD packets contain information about sending the port’s device ID and port ID and the neighbor’s device ID and port ID. Neighbor devices with UDLD enabled send the …

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