Tag: Cisco

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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

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Mar2014
I've been often asked how do you configure SNMP across the variety of network equipment and thought to include a listing here with the use of Variables to define the various inputs that go into an SNMP configuration for the various versions. Variable Definitions ${Read Community String} = SNMP Read-Only ... Read More
March 24, 2014Praveen Bahethi

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Jan2014
Configuring STP on Cisco switches is straightforward since STP is on by default.  This default ensures loop-free topologies when connecting Cisco Switches and is very useful in Campus and Access LANs. For our example, we'll be using the network topology below. The switches are in a triangle ... Read More
January 15, 2014Praveen Bahethi

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Jan2014
Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) was created to allow for loop-free topologies in switch architectures.  Prior to STP,  any switch architecture that had a loop would end up with duplicate frames flooding between switches causing an outage.  Radia Perlman’s algorithm resolved ... Read More
January 11, 2014Praveen Bahethi