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[iproute2,2/6] Improve hairpin mode description

Message ID 20200405134859.57232-3-rouca@debian.org
State Superseded
Delegated to: stephen hemminger
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Series [iproute2,1/6] Better documentation of mcast_to_unicast option | expand

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=?UTF-8?q?Bastien=20Roucari=C3=A8s?= April 5, 2020, 1:48 p.m. UTC
Mention VEPA and reflective relay.

Signed-off-by: Bastien Roucari├Ęs <rouca@debian.org>
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 man/man8/bridge.8 | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/man/man8/bridge.8 b/man/man8/bridge.8
index efb84582..4dc8a63c 100644
--- a/man/man8/bridge.8
+++ b/man/man8/bridge.8
@@ -332,7 +332,9 @@  cause the port to stop processing STP BPDUs.
 .TP
 .BR "hairpin on " or " hairpin off "
 Controls whether traffic may be send back out of the port on which it was
-received. By default, this flag is turned off and the bridge will not forward
+received. This option is also called reflective relay mode, and is used to support
+basic VEPA (Virtual Ethernet Port Aggregator) capabilities.
+By default, this flag is turned off and the bridge will not forward
 traffic back out of the receiving port.
 
 .TP