April 25, 2010

Ethernet Flow Control DOS in STP environment

A while back, I wrote a post on Ethernet Flow Control and IGMP snooping and how using TCP flow control on top of Ethernet Flow Control could easily alienate your network. If you are not familiar with Ethernet Flow Control, then I highly suggest, you go over my post in order to understand what I will be talking about here. An understanding of the Spanning Tree Protocol is also highly required, which I won’t go in depth in this post. ... Read more