Query on operstatus for link, can I change it?

Jeff Haran Jeff.Haran at citrix.com
Tue Jul 14 16:38:49 EDT 2015

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> bounces+jharan=bytemobile.com at kernelnewbies.org] On Behalf Of Amit
> Agarwal
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> Subject: Re: Query on operstatus for link, can I change it?
> One last query on this, does this interface receive any packet by default of
> any protocol.

I think of the two virtual interfaces as real NICs with a cable between them. I am pretty sure they are protocol agnostic.

> If so, how do I make sure that no packets other than one
> injected by me are seen on this interface. Sorry, if this sounds too stupid, but
> I am noob in this area.

That's what routing tables are for. 8^)

Jeff Haran

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