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  1. Rene,

    It’s always so good read your articles! I can understand them and make me feeling smarter :smiley: Thanks!!!

    Hug

  2. Hi Rene,

    I work as technical support in Internet Services & Communications company and we don’t use Cisco products only, we also use other network products from different vendors like Ubiquiti, mikrotik, Exalt, etc. and we connect all these different products with each other!!
    so when I use CDP to show which devices connected to cisco switch or router I noticed that information of different vendors products also appears to me!!
    My question is why I show this info ? I know that CDP is Cisco proprietary so how it’s able to identify the products from other vendors???

  3. Rene,

    Cisco ASA doesn’t seem to have CDP available. Is it maybe configured a different way?

    Chris

  4. Hello @ReneMolenaar ,

    I work with Cisco ASRs devices running cisco XR OS, and they don’t have CDP enabled by default. You have to enable it globally withcdp run command and that’s not enough to make it work. You still have to enable it per interface as well with cdp enable command.

    Regards.

  5. @chrismchavez,

    ASAs don’t have CDP feature and it make sense since they are firewall devices. :slight_smile: but there is a trick way to do this, I will lab it and show you the commands.

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