I was browsing through the VMWare blogs and I ran into the VMWare networking blog. They posted a really nice article about when to use beacon probing. Although it was already posted on the 10th of december I thought it was worth mentioning.
Beaconing is one of those features that often confuses even the most experienced networking admin.
Shudong Zhou, one of our senior engineers, recently posted an entry on the internal blog explaining how it works and how you might use it. He gave me permission to cut and paste his entry. Here it is …
Read the rest of the article here at the VMWare Networking Blog