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Re: LLDP

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We also need LLDP... Please implement.
 
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Re: LLDP

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+16384 8)
 
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Re: LLDP

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+1 here
 
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Re: LLDP

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We really need it.
 
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Re: LLDP

Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:10 pm

There is an ISC-licensed, open source implementation of LLDP called lldpd (obvioulsy :D ) that also supports CDP and other L2 discovery protocols. It is available on most Linuxes, Openwrt and others and it seams to me that MikroTik could use this to deliver LLDP in no time ... there is also ladvd that I have not used ...
And LLDP is almost obligatory these days for network devices ... same as MSTP is obligatory for bridges that support VLANs as are Mikrotik devices ...
 
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Re: LLDP

Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:41 am

Seems this thread is from 2008 and we are still waiting for implementation LLDP :?
apparently amount of consumers, that share opinion/excitement about how much "would be nice" to had LLDP supported - vastly over-exaggerated/overestimated.
in fact its more common to be among "kill on sight" by global-deploy rules in networks, than something useful.
and both - had reasons for if you think about a little ;)
 
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Re: LLDP

Thu Dec 10, 2015 9:10 pm

I for one don't need LLDP too much, as if I couldn't live without it. I can. It's just nice for me to look at switch and see in which port some device is plugged. I might as well find it by MAC address, I don't need to do it that often to really bother me.

But look at it this way: RouterOS has CDP and it's supported by MikroTik, Cisco and that's about it. And it's not rising. LLDP is supported by everything else, including Cisco. It seems to me that MikroTik will have to give up eventually and support it too. Why wait? :)
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Re: LLDP

Fri Dec 11, 2015 7:47 am

I for one don't need LLDP too much, as if I couldn't live without it. I can. It's just nice for me to look at switch and see in which port some device is plugged. I might as well find it by MAC address, I don't need to do it that often to really bother me.

But look at it this way: RouterOS has CDP and it's supported by MikroTik, Cisco and that's about it. And it's not rising. LLDP is supported by everything else, including Cisco. It seems to me that MikroTik will have to give up eventually and support it too. Why wait? :)
why should care anyone about "everything else" especailly if tats only companies like microsoft, hp and alikes ?
"CDP don't need to be "rising" or whatever else. its just Works and thats are what it are for and why. not pathetic, bloated, vulnerable/exploitable things like LLDP are extremely unsuitable for low-overhead-implementation-aimed vendors, like MikroTik are(which is cute and handy a lot).

my point os: even if "whole World" was do something Evil - thats not point to turn to Evil side by itself
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Re: LLDP

Fri Dec 11, 2015 3:49 pm

I think we can agree that some discovery protocol is nice thing. That's why several vendors invented some. Then they realized that future would be brighter if they could discover also devices from other vendors. And so we got LLDP as common standard. Sounds good to me. Well, at least it did, until now...

Should I rather believe you that they're all riding on some evil wave? So stick to buying MikroTik & Cisco, forget about the rest and live happily ever after? Sure, that's a possibility. Just one thing, can we really trust those Cisco traitors? I mean, they support LLDP too. Shouldn't we rather choose the only true path and use MikroTik's proprietary discovery protocol (yep, there's one)?

Disclaimer: Some parts of my post are not completely serious. ;)
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Re: LLDP

Tue Dec 22, 2015 10:47 am

oh yea, "myriads of flies - can't be wrong !" :)
we're heard thats thousands time from mass-media :-)
which eventually - create some immunity in some of (same portion of)us, over time, since childhood.
and no, bloated, insecure, poorly-documented and supported things, redundant(in "best case")for majority of consumer - isn't really Necessity ;)
i do Respect other opinions, of course, but give no fk bout them, obviously. which is only way to co-exist in harmony between, seems.
 
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Re: LLDP

Tue Dec 22, 2015 2:08 pm

Ok, so you don't like it, while some others do. I don't have any deep technical knowledge of LLDP, I just like it as user. If you say it's "pathetic, bloated, vulnerable/exploitable, insecure, poorly-documented and supported", I'd like to know more. Do you have any info about that, links to some articles or something? So far I wasn't able to find anything myself. If that's really the case, I assume you can't be the first one to notice and it must be already covered somewhere.
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Re: LLDP

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Re: LLDP

Mon Jan 25, 2016 8:46 am

Since I am using HP switches, lack of LLDP is a real issue for me.
However, given the "overwhelming" response from MikroTik on this thread, I have to wonder if there is any point in even asking for this feature, as they seem determined to not ever implement it, for whatever reasons. I do hope a more positive response from them is forthcoming.
 
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Re: LLDP

Mon Jan 25, 2016 11:17 am

see ? another good reason to use MikroTik switches instead ;)
but seriously-talking, MikroTik obviously - aimed for different kind of consumers with different set of priorities.
if you prefer to bump particular "wrong request" to "wrong company" its not really lead something.
its like asking CISCO to support OpenFlow or Dude(or in early adoption of it - MPLS/VPLS), otherwise.
 
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Mon Jan 25, 2016 3:27 pm

see ? another good reason to use MikroTik switches instead ;)
but seriously-talking, MikroTik obviously - aimed for different kind of consumers with different set of priorities.
if you prefer to bump particular "wrong request" to "wrong company" its not really lead something.
its like asking CISCO to support OpenFlow or Dude(or in early adoption of it - MPLS/VPLS), otherwise.
Show me a 48 port SFP+ Mikrotik switch. Show me a Mikrotik switch with 40GigE or 100GigE. Show me a Mikrotik switch without a confusing VLAN setup. I love Mikrotik, but they aren't the answer for everything.
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Re: LLDP

Tue Feb 16, 2016 5:29 pm

see ? another good reason to use MikroTik switches instead ;)
but seriously-talking, MikroTik obviously - aimed for different kind of consumers with different set of priorities.
if you prefer to bump particular "wrong request" to "wrong company" its not really lead something.
its like asking CISCO to support OpenFlow or Dude(or in early adoption of it - MPLS/VPLS), otherwise.
Show me a 48 port SFP+ Mikrotik switch. Show me a Mikrotik switch with 40GigE or 100GigE. Show me a Mikrotik switch without a confusing VLAN setup. I love Mikrotik, but they aren't the answer for everything.
not yet, sadly.
you right :=)
but they Would :) in future, i hope :-)
 
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Re: LLDP

Tue Feb 16, 2016 5:58 pm

Show me a 48 port SFP+ Mikrotik switch. Show me a Mikrotik switch with 40GigE or 100GigE.
If only Mikrotik would ever consider making their OS available on the Whitebox switches :D That Cumulus support tax is just too expensive.
Think I asked the question on here before but people on here didn't seem all that interested about it I guess.
 
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Re: LLDP

Tue Feb 16, 2016 11:02 pm

Also strongly support the notion to add support for LLDP.
It's standard and supported by most vendors nowadays.
 
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Re: LLDP

Fri Mar 18, 2016 12:22 am

42!
18.03.2016, still no LLDP.
 
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Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:30 pm

42!
18.03.2016, still no LLDP.
Rather pathetic, isn't it?
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Re: LLDP

Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:54 pm

I would also welcome lldp implementation in RouterOS. Most producers (excludig Cisco itself off-course) started sweep off cdp support from their new firmware production. And honestly, most of us does not maintain RouterOS - only networks :(
 
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Re: LLDP

Thu Apr 14, 2016 12:13 pm

Please specify what info would you like to get from LLDP?
 
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Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:49 pm

Please specify what info would you like to get from LLDP?

At a minimum, everything we get via CDP, just now in a format that's readable to\from more devices.
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Re: LLDP

Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:53 pm

Please do not forget to implement LLDP MIB in SNMP, I think having LLDP information available over SNMP is a crucial feature for everyone.
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Re: LLDP

Thu Apr 14, 2016 11:50 pm

Maris,

We would like to send/receive local port and remote port

We would also like to be able to specify the voice vlan via LLDP so phones will jump in to it.

It might be best to allow specifying LLDP options manually like is done with DHCP currently on RouterOS. This way it should keep everyone happy.

Also +1 on LLDP info from SNMP using the standard LLDP MIB
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Re: LLDP

Wed May 25, 2016 7:17 pm

Please specify what info would you like to get from LLDP?
You can start from here :D :
http://vincentbernat.github.io/lldpd/features.html

The license for lldpd is permissive enough that you can even reuse the source ... and it is smart enough to support various protocols not only LLDP ...
 
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Re: LLDP

Thu May 26, 2016 9:59 pm

Also strongly support the notion to add support for LLDP.
It's standard and supported by most vendors nowadays.
thats not true "most" vendors - don't give a .. about LLDP.
and for very obvuiys reasons.
 
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Re: LLDP

Thu May 26, 2016 10:13 pm

Voice VLAN LLDP support is absolutely critical esp on the CRS.
We have totally migrated away from a DHCP based reconfiguration based system to full LLDP.

Lots of newer network devices only support LLDP and not ISDP/CDP anymore making /ip neighbor discovery not all that valuable any more.
 
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Re: LLDP

Fri May 27, 2016 12:46 am

thats not true "most" vendors - don't give a .. about LLDP.
So who else is on that proud list, together with MikroTik? Who supports some discovery protocol (preferably CDP, because it's what RouterOS has) in their current devices/software, but not LLDP? Number of devices I worked with is limited, but I can help you by ruling out at least Cisco, HP, Zyxel and D-Link.
and for very obvuiys reasons.
Those reasons being? I remember you writing how LLDP is, in short, really bad. But so far I wasn't able to find any confirmation about the fact from other sources. ;)
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Re: LLDP

Fri May 27, 2016 1:26 am

Also strongly support the notion to add support for LLDP.
It's standard and supported by most vendors nowadays.
thats not true "most" vendors - don't give a .. about LLDP.
and for very obvuiys reasons.
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Re: LLDP

Fri May 27, 2016 1:35 am

thats not true "most" vendors - don't give a .. about LLDP.
and for very obvuiys reasons.
Huh what ?

Mikrotik is the only equipment we use that doesn't support LLDP !

We use it all the time on HP, Extreme and Juniper switches.
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Re: LLDP

Fri May 27, 2016 8:31 am

thats not true "most" vendors - don't give a .. about LLDP.
and for very obvuiys reasons.
Huh what ?

Mikrotik is the only equipment we use that doesn't support LLDP !

We use it all the time on HP, Extreme and Juniper switches.
which is my point actually - most of other vendors do not care much about it in most line of products.
try used it with say Ericsson routers or Alcaltel ? other brands (SMB or SOHO or magistral routers or BRAS, whatever)openwrt didn't had mature lldp support, ddwrt had incomplete support of it aswell(bit better than former), same about VyOS and "routed flawors" of FreeBSD/NetBSD/dfBSD/oBSD and most mainstream L-UX distros aswell.
frankly LLDP is much more like UPnP today - fancy, bloated, insecure(partialy by concept, partialy by implementation, partialy by insane/insecure "defaults" in), proprietary stuff /nearlty/nobody care about or use even in NA.
its not "standard" thing in major part of World or important at all.
 
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Re: LLDP

Fri May 27, 2016 2:37 pm

thats not true "most" vendors - don't give a .. about LLDP.
and for very obvuiys reasons.
Huh what ?

Mikrotik is the only equipment we use that doesn't support LLDP !

We use it all the time on HP, Extreme and Juniper switches.
which is my point actually - most of other vendors do not care much about it in most line of products.
try used it with say Ericsson routers or Alcaltel ? other brands (SMB or SOHO or magistral routers or BRAS, whatever)openwrt didn't had mature lldp support, ddwrt had incomplete support of it aswell(bit better than former), same about VyOS and "routed flawors" of FreeBSD/NetBSD/dfBSD/oBSD and most mainstream L-UX distros aswell.
frankly LLDP is much more like UPnP today - fancy, bloated, insecure(partialy by concept, partialy by implementation, partialy by insane/insecure "defaults" in), proprietary stuff /nearlty/nobody care about or use even in NA.
its not "standard" thing in major part of World or important at all.
I don't spend much time on this forum. Is Zorro a serious poster or just a troll?
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Re: LLDP

Fri May 27, 2016 4:35 pm

Everybody stay calm :D
We are working on LLDP implementation, it will magically appear in future ROS versions, maybe even ROS v6.
 
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Fri May 27, 2016 4:37 pm

I don't spend much time on this forum. Is Zorro a serious poster or just a troll?
i frankly don't think that "seriousness" or "trolling" are mutually-exclusive things. some trolls can be quite serious(and as pointless,despite that. and some posts above is clear example of that) and some not so serious posters was better/more helpful than trolling "myster seriousness" crowds.
my point is: you had no point here.
aside discussion of personalities, which is clearly balancing on ToS edge here(let alone say etiquette)
*swtiched to "calm" state, beeping aloud*
Everybody stay calm :D
We are working on LLDP implementation, it will magically appear in future ROS versions, maybe even ROS v6.
well i guess anyone that do really need that thing - willl be happy.
and even others. if its not implemented within core, "System" package i guess.
 
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Re: LLDP

Fri May 27, 2016 4:41 pm

Everybody stay calm :D
We are working on LLDP implementation, it will magically appear in future ROS versions, maybe even ROS v6.
Awesome news Maris :)

Why this is awesome ?

LLDP will allow you to:

- Identify where a cable goes to (remote device name and port)
- Provision VoIP phones into the correct vlan
- Monitor status of remote devices at Layer2 (provided Mikrotik use LLDP-MIB)
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Fri May 27, 2016 5:37 pm

- Identify where a cable goes to (remote device name and port)


- you can do this already with the current MDP. '/ip nei print details'
 
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Fri May 27, 2016 5:39 pm

- Identify where a cable goes to (remote device name and port)


- you can do this already with the current MDP. '/ip nei print details'
only if device has some CDP function..
 
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Fri May 27, 2016 10:25 pm

- Identify where a cable goes to (remote device name and port)


- you can do this already with the current MDP. '/ip nei print details'
only if device has some CDP function..
Which is largely limited to Cisco, Ubiquiti and Mikrotik devices. No Mimosa, no Cambium, no Juniper, no Polycom, no....
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Sat May 28, 2016 12:59 am

- Identify where a cable goes to (remote device name and port)

- you can do this already with the current MDP. '/ip nei print details'
Mikrotik devices always report the switch master port or bridge name for interface. Is there any way to get the real port?
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Sat May 28, 2016 2:56 am

Which is largely limited to Cisco, Ubiquiti and Mikrotik devices. No Mimosa, no Cambium, no Juniper, no Polycom, no....
No HP, no Extreme, no Netgear, no Allied Telesis

I could go on but I'm sure you get the idea.
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Which is largely limited to Cisco, Ubiquiti and Mikrotik devices. No Mimosa, no Cambium, no Juniper, no Polycom, no....
No HP,  no Extreme, no Netgear,  no Allied Telesis
No TP Link, No D-Link, No Yealink, No SuperMicro...
Other Known LLDP Supporters: Brocade, Avaya, Zyxel, Huawei, even those crappy IPECS phone systems support it.
Solarwinds Auto Collects that data to make network maps.... 
Don't be left out Mikrotik... Just add extra fields to neighbours and put them all in there.
 
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Re: LLDP

Thu Jun 23, 2016 11:42 am

Everybody stay calm  :D
We are working on LLDP implementation, it will magically appear in future ROS versions, maybe even ROS v6.
Very good news for all my customers :)
 
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- you can do this already with the current MDP. '/ip nei print details'
only if device has some CDP function..
Which is largely limited to Cisco, Ubiquiti and Mikrotik devices. No Mimosa, no Cambium, no Juniper, no Polycom, no....
And not even compatible with *all* Ciscos.  As someone else mentioned too, the port MT reports, are also frequently incorrect.  CDP should only be on physical interfaces, MT has a open day as far as CDP goes :( 
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Re: LLDP

Fri Jul 01, 2016 10:58 pm

its not that "simple" basically
and tiresome amount of work, perhaps.
generally both UPnP(not usre bout PCP implementations), IGMP snooping and LLDP code, available for use in ~ "complete" state - vulnerable/broken as hell and (would)expose routers almost as forrest fire in each case, implemented "from shelves" w/o applying hands to code and some devices-specific policies perhaps.
 
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Sat Jul 02, 2016 3:59 pm

its not that "simple" basically
and tiresome amount of work, perhaps.
generally both UPnP(not usre bout PCP implementations), IGMP snooping and LLDP code, available for use in ~ "complete" state - vulnerable/broken as hell and (would)expose routers almost as forrest fire in each case, implemented "from shelves" w/o applying hands to code and some devices-specific policies perhaps.
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Re: LLDP

Fri Jul 08, 2016 10:27 pm

+1 for LLDP

Plenty of equipement doesn't have CDP and being able to identify what's connected to what it pretty useful ...
 
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Re: LLDP

Fri Jul 08, 2016 11:12 pm

as Normis already noted - they working on LLDP implementation already and perhaps there was no need to try push/poke them about anymore. they arent 5000ppl huge corporation and thus cannot "isntantly implement whatever anyone want from thru time/space continnum". just keep you finger crossed and patiently wait. eg "stay calm and wait for ROS7".
CDP and LLDP aren't mutually-exclusive things, they both parts of IEEE 802.1AB development/evolution. there was even more weird/unusual beast in field, especially among new gear so generally LLDP will have dinosaurs fate pretty soon(CDP wouldn't i guess).
and despite CDP being labeled as "deprecated" cause LLDP avantages(real or existing in advertisers minds) in few areas including "security" in real life - its not so flawless thing, generally cause Implementation(usually no LLDP itself, but things its relying on. protocols+ daemons/services for) its may be even more "broken by design" just like some 3rd parties "purposely ruined" NDP implementation/design and IPSec and IPv6 arch, for example.
so depite usefullness within "CDP-free" installations/networks its ain't "silver bullet" and generally always better to pick "bit less antagonistic/selfish" hardware vendor thats not drop things you may need.
similarly to 802.1AB - other parts of 802.3 - advance pretty Quick. if you study even 2012 version of 802.3 you will notice for example thats all 802.1x-2010 portions - become not "optional", but part of Standard and same was with other parts of it http://network.wzu.edu.cn/bjpkc/downloa ... ction2.pdf
and 2015 version of 802.3 - push forward even harder.
 
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Re: LLDP

Sat Jul 09, 2016 12:43 am

I understand they don't have unlimited resources, which is why they must focus on the features that will benefit the most their customers and IMHO a gentle "+1" on a thread isn't a bad way to show interest in a feature ...

Also first post is from 2008, so I wouldn't call that "instantly".
And finally "Wait for ROS7" ... is starting to get a bit old, I've seen severals years old post talking about ROS7 features, but I haven't seen anything even resembling a roadmap for release for it.

There are several other features (like IKEv2) that have been said to be supported in ROS7 but without knowing if it's going to be there in 6 months or 6 years, I have no other choice than to assume the worst case scenario.
 
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+1 here. As we can see the IPv4 is still alive and the feature is still in demand.
 
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Fri Jul 15, 2016 10:30 am

I understand they don't have unlimited resources, which is why they must focus on the features that will benefit the most their customers and IMHO a gentle "+1" on a thread isn't a bad way to show interest in a feature ...

Also first post is from 2008, so I wouldn't call that "instantly".
And finally "Wait for ROS7" ... is starting to get a bit old, I've seen severals years old post talking about ROS7 features, but I haven't seen anything even resembling a roadmap for release for it.

There are several other features (like IKEv2) that have been said to be supported in ROS7 but without knowing if it's going to be there in 6 months or 6 years, I have no other choice than to assume the worst case scenario.
they can't have "appx schedule" to share with customers to help them do some planning/management, yep.
demand-wise - more frequently hear whine about igmp snooping or gaps in dns implmentation(in both ipv4 and ipv6 portions)than complaints bout LLDP.
as already noted "ROSv7" become somewhat "magical unicorn" that solve all(or majority of) problems of customers, heal their kids, improve their fitnes and boost global security. hell, properly-marketed - it may even stops aliens invasion !!
 
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Fri Jul 15, 2016 2:04 pm

... it may even stops aliens invasion !!
It will be "fight of the millenium" ... ROS v7 vs. Plan 9 from Outer Space ... :) :D :lol:
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Thu Jul 21, 2016 11:30 am

... it may even stops aliens invasion !!
It will be "fight of the millenium" ... ROS v7 vs. Plan 9 from Outer Space ... :) :D :lol:
yeah, would be Epic battle ;)
and then dragonflybd versus haiku versus MorphOS versus AmigaOS versus AROS versus would be cool too. my best bets would be on dfbsd forks(especially Gentoo) and Haiku, but Morphos not look bleak too and in past AtheOS not look bleak(perhaps both DfBSD and Haiku - need bit more investments and contributors)
 
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+1
Please implement LLDP! We have a few different brand of switches in production and everyone of them are talking LLDP, except MT :(
 
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+1
Please implement LLDP!
 
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http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=112844
What's new in 6.38rc7 (2016-Sep-30 07:33):
*) discovery - added LLDP support;
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Better late than never :)
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Now they just need to ad LLDP-MIB and LLDP-MED support and it will be complete :)
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Now they just need to ad LLDP-MIB and LLDP-MED support and it will be complete :)
Just wait 8 more years (first post on this thread was in 2008) and I'm sure it will be implemented most magnanimously.

(or get scripting and write your own OIDs, ya lazy bum!) :)
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Tue Oct 11, 2016 1:01 am

Just wait 8 more years (first post on this thread was in 2008) and I'm sure it will be implemented most magnanimously.

(or get scripting and write your own OIDs, ya lazy bum!) :)
It's was just a gentle poke at Mikrotik to "finish the job"

It would surely be more efficient for them to work on a particular feature until it is complete, rather than having to go back to years old code and relearn it to add in the functionality originally missed out.
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I was just bein' silly. ;)
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Mon May 15, 2017 12:43 am

Now they just need to ad LLDP-MIB and LLDP-MED support and it will be complete :)
Thoses MED informations do allow voice vlan auto selection on a phone :

MED Information Detail
EndpointClass :Class3
Media Policy Vlan id :70
Media Policy Priority :6
Media Policy Dscp :46

But LLDP-Med do allow as well fine grained power allocation and reporting for POE :


ProCurve Switch 3500yl-48G(config)# show power-over-ethernet 23

Status and Counters - Port Power Status for port 23
Power Enable : Yes
LLDP Detect : enabled
Priority : high Configured Type :
AllocateBy : value Value : 5
Detection Status : Delivering Power Class : 2
Over Current Cnt : 0 MPS Absent Cnt : 0
Power Denied Cnt : 0 Short Cnt : 0
Voltage : 516 dV Current : 55 mA
Power : 5000 mW


LLDP alone gives only this :

LLDP Remote Device Information Detail
Local Port : 10
ChassisType : network-address
ChassisId : 0.0.0.0
PortType : mac-...
PortId : 08 00 0f 15 fb f9
SysName : MITEL 5220 DM
System Descr : MITEL 5220 DM,h/w rev 0,ASIC rev 0,f/w Boot 02.02.01.03
PortDescr : LAN port
System Capabilities Supported : bridge, telephone
System Capabilities Enabled : bridge, telephone
Remote Management Address
Type : all802
Address : 08 00 0f 15 fb f9
 
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Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:37 am

+1000 for LLDP-MED support
 
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Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:18 pm

Its funny how we can have open standards for XX devices and since 2010 mikrotik is just not doing anything for LLDP.
 
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Please clarify "not doing anything"? LLDP initial support was added in 2016-Sep-30
 
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Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:40 pm

mrz ... should we be still shocked with this fenomenal initial start for next few years?
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Please clarify "not doing anything"? LLDP initial support was added in 2016-Sep-30
RouterOS is still missing LLDP-MED which allows the router/switch to signal to VoIP phones which vlan they need to use. This is one of the main reasons for using LLDP, and is a standard feature on switches.
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Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:44 am

Also no LLDP data is present in SNMP.

Another main use-case for LLDP is to have topology data available over SNMP, so monitoring and mapping software can use it to map the network.
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Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:57 pm

I completely agree that some features are still missing, but that doesn't fit a statement that MT is not doing anything since since 2010
 
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Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:55 pm

I think everyone in this thread appreciates VERY MUCH that LLDP is implemented at all.
And I personally thank the MKT team a lot for this.

But I think all of us here wish the work on LLDP would continue, since there is still a lot that can be improved.

Also separation of LLDP from MNDP would probably be beneficial.
It is way too easy to inject LLDP frames into VLANs or Bonds with current implementation - which is incorrect behavior.
But we do want MNDP on those interfaces - so the current way LLDP is configured is forcing you to either:
1) do no run MNDP where you want it
2) inject LLDP frames where they are not supposed to be

I have been coming to the MKT tables at MUMs for over 2 years now with these notes (along with SNMP), and there has been no movement at all for the last 2 years on the LLDP front.
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Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:42 pm

I think everyone in this thread appreciates VERY MUCH that LLDP is implemented at all.
And I personally thank the MKT team a lot for this.

But I think all of us here wish the work on LLDP would continue, since there is still a lot that can be improved.

Also separation of LLDP from MNDP would probably be beneficial.
It is way too easy to inject LLDP frames into VLANs or Bonds with current implementation - which is incorrect behavior.
But we do want MNDP on those interfaces - so the current way LLDP is configured is forcing you to either:
1) do no run MNDP where you want it
2) inject LLDP frames where they are not supposed to be

I have been coming to the MKT tables at MUMs for over 2 years now with these notes (along with SNMP), and there has been no movement at all for the last 2 years on the LLDP front.
I agree with everything Tomas has said. I really appreciate that Mikrotik have put in an effort with LLDP, it just needs a little bit more polish to make it workable.
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Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:38 pm

LLDP-MED, yes please else the use of the PoE switches is limited.
 
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Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:10 pm

LLDP-MED, yes please else the use of the PoE switches is limited.
Agree 100%. It is a fundamental requirement in any enterprise switch.
 
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Mon May 20, 2019 3:17 pm

Why lldp neighbour interface description is shown as neighbour interface name? There is no interface name in LLDP. For identification purpuse it is better to use interface id.
Please, fix it. Also lldp interface id and id subtype should be accessible via corresponding fields and of course SNMP.
 
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Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:18 pm

Agree 100%. It is a fundamental requirement in any enterprise switch.
+1 for LLDP-MED which really simplify things.

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