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Explorer Packets are generated by an end station trying to find its way through a SRB network. Gathers a hop-by-hop description of a path through the network by being marked (updated) by each bridge that it traverses, thereby creating a complete topological map. There are a few types of Explorer Packets: all-routes explorer packet, local explorer packet, and spanning explorer packet.
External ATM Interface