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NO-OP Ethernet Packet - Kind of Keep-Alive

asked 2018-09-05 05:10:06 +0000

fischerdouglas gravatar image

I'm looking for some type of Ethernet packet that does nothing! Some type of "No Operation" just to keep alive.

I know that this is not exactly the right place to ask about it, considering that is not directly related to Wireshark. But I believe the somebody I'm here cold help-me.

I said It could be "Ethernet", but could be "IP" also.

I' trying o solve some issues with flood caused by mac aging time.

I tried to use ARP-Request packets, or Broadcast destined Pings. But those dind't serve as we desired... On big environments(several routers) it became too costly in CPU.

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answered 2018-09-05 05:55:46 +0000

Jaap gravatar image

Does LOOP help?

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Probably! I will make(tomorrow) some tests and give you the feedback.

fischerdouglas gravatar imagefischerdouglas ( 2018-09-05 12:24:37 +0000 )edit

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