netdev_notify_peers (9) - Linux Man Pages

netdev_notify_peers: notify network peers about existence of dev

NAME

netdev_notify_peers - notify network peers about existence of dev

SYNOPSIS

void netdev_notify_peers(struct net_device dev);

ARGUMENTS

dev

network device

DESCRIPTION

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.

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