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More testing

16 Mar 2010, by Daniel Husand from

Figuring out the best way to protect ourselves from loops in 3rd party switches, in short; Simulating users, creating loops ;)

Some managed switches actually block STP packets by default, leaving us without any good way of detecting the problem. So to summarize, if you bring anything, make sure it is unmanaged!

Daniel Husand


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