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1.  Overview of the Networking Stack

Network Configuration in This Oracle Solaris Release

The Network Stack in Oracle Solaris

Network Devices and Datalink Names

Administration of Other Link Types

Part I Network Auto-Magic

2.  Introduction to NWAM

3.  NWAM Configuration and Administration (Overview)

4.  NWAM Profile Configuration (Tasks)

5.  NWAM Profile Administration (Tasks)

6.  About the NWAM Graphical User Interface

Part II Datalink and Interface Configuration

7.  Using Datalink and Interface Configuration Commands on Profiles

8.  Datalink Configuration and Administration

9.  Configuring an IP Interface

10.  Configuring Wireless Interface Communications on Oracle Solaris

11.  Administering Bridges

12.  Administering Link Aggregations

13.  Administering VLANs

14.  Introducing IPMP

15.  Administering IPMP

16.  Exchanging Network Connectivity Information With LLDP

Overview of LLDP in Oracle Solaris

Components of an LLDP Implementation

Functions of the LLDP Agent

Configuring How the LLDP Agent Operates

How to Enable LLDP

Configuring What Information To Advertise

How to Specify TLV Units for LLDP Packets

Managing TLV Units

How to Define Global TLV Values

Data Center Bridging

How to Set Per-Agent TLV Values

Monitoring LLDP Agents

How to Display Advertisements

How to Display LLDP Statistics

Part III Network Virtualization and Resource Management

17.  Introducing Network Virtualization and Resource Control (Overview)

18.  Planning for Network Virtualization and Resource Control

19.  Configuring Virtual Networks (Tasks)

20.  Using Link Protection in Virtualized Environments

21.  Managing Network Resources

22.  Monitoring Network Traffic and Resource Usage



Chapter 16

Exchanging Network Connectivity Information With LLDP

This chapter describes how to enable systems to exchange system and network connectivity information throughout the local network by using the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP).