Category: STP

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Apr2014
Spanning Tree (STP) is running on all switch ports by default once the daemon is enabled.  STP first LISTENS and LEARNS before FORWARDING traffic.  It's the LISTENING and LEARNING states that delays traffic from being delivered to end devices.  The lack of FORWARDING during the ... Read More
April 1, 2014Praveen Bahethi

28

Mar2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol provides end devices alternate default gateways without having to be configured for them. With VRRP, a end device continues to speak to the same MAC Address discovered during ARP resolution, because of the Virtual IP (VIP) configuration in VRRP. Configuring VRRP requires knowledge of the Layer 2 ... Read More
March 28, 2014Praveen Bahethi

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Mar2014
We have three HP Comware switches in a triangle with each device being at default configuration after enabling Multi-Instance Spanning Tree (MSTP). We’ll be optimizing the network by adding load-balancing for MSTP and across 20 vlans and ... Read More
March 27, 2014Praveen Bahethi

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Mar2014
Multi-Instance Spanning Tree (MSTP), IEEE 802.1.q-2005,  to allow for additional features in Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol, such as "Per Vlan" STP as is found in ... Read More
March 27, 2014Praveen Bahethi