In oVirt 4.2 we have introduced support for the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP).
It is used by network devices for advertising the identity and capabilities to
neighbors on a LAN. The information gathered by the protocol can be used for better
network configuration. Learn more about LLDP.

Why do you need LLDP?

When adding a host into oVirt cluster, the network administrator usually needs to attach
various networks to it. However, a modern host can have multiple interfaces, each
with its non-descriptive name.


In the screenshot below, taken from the Administration Portal, a network administrator has to know
to […]