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How to disable broadcast on a vlan?

Does anyone know how to disable broadcast traffic in a cisco vlan?

I am using a Cisco 3750 and have an agent application that use DHCP tag or broadcast to register to its server.  I want to test the DHCP tag capability so I want to disable broadcast on my vlan so that I know it is using DHCP.

Anyone know how to 'turn off' broadcast traffic on my vlan?
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Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:
You can't. Or at least if you do it will prevent any communication between devices on that VLAN.

The only way would be to create a VACL and deny anything to a destination address of
romatloAuthor Commented:
Ok, thanks.  I hear that some companies do not allow broadcast traffic.
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