root bridge for wlans

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Mar 27th, 2007

Hi all, can anyone tell me why we have a root bridge for vlans, what does it do ?

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mahmoodmkl Tue, 03/27/2007 - 04:36

Hi

The root bridge is used for STP stability in u r layer 2 network where u have redundant links.The root bridge is the reference point for all of u r switches.if u have redundant links in ur enviorment u may have stp loops if one of the link in not blocked.so the non root switches are going to block one of u r redundant link by using the paramters of the root bridge .i.e u r avoinding loops in u r network.

Thanks

Mahmood

carl_townshend Tue, 03/27/2007 - 05:46

i mean about wireless lans here, i have seen this on my wireless ap device as an option to select the ap as a route bridge, any ideas ?

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