netdev_notify_peers (9) - Linux Man Pages
netdev_notify_peers: notify network peers about existence of dev
netdev_notify_peers - notify network peers about existence of dev
void netdev_notify_peers(struct net_device
- network device
Generate traffic such that interested network peers are aware of dev, such as by generating a gratuitous ARP. This may be used when a device wants to inform the rest of the network about some sort of reconfiguration such as a failover event or virtual machine migration.