LLDP Test Suite Data Sheet
Test Suite:
LLDP Test Suite
Direction:
Server

LLDP (Link Layer Discovery Protocol) is a discovery protocol for stations and MAC connectivity. The protocol is transmitted over Ethernet MAC. This test suite can be used to test LLDP receiver implementations for security flaws and robustness problems.

Used specifications

Specification
Title
IEEE 802.1AB

IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks - Station and Media Access Control Connectivity Discovery

IEEE 802.1Q

IEEE 802.1Q Organizationally Specific Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) type, length, and value (TLV) information elements

IEEE 802.3 Clause 79

IEEE 802.3 Organizationally Specific Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) type, length, and value (TLV) information elements

TIA-1057

ANSI/TIA-1057 - 2006: Link Layer Discovery Protocol for Media Endpoint Devices

Tool-specific information

Tested messages
Notes
Specifications
LLDP message
IEEE 802.1AB
Test tool general features
  • Fully automated black-box negative testing
  • Ready-made test cases
  • Written in Java(tm)
  • GUI command line remote interface modes
  • Instrumentation (health-check) capability
  • Support and maintenance
  • Comprehensive user documentation
  • Results reporting and analysis