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Great Article about Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) by Edgar Francis

LLDP it’s a nonproprietary protocol that works at layer 2. It is an open IEEE-standard

802.1AB. LLDP is an alternative to CDP. LLDP runs over the data link layer and it collects

information about the neighboring devices. This information will help us in troubleshooting

and documentation. LLDP and Cisco CDP work similarly but the big difference is that LLDP

is a standard while CDP is a Cisco proprietary.

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