Root-Bridge

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bvsnarayana03 Wed, 11/28/2007 - 08:24
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It is better to set root manually based on the topology. Here you may prefer setting core as root.

Amit Singh Wed, 11/28/2007 - 09:18
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Hi Ali,


You dont have any redundant links on the network so on a basic idea, you can get away with the STP root part of it. But I would suggest you to setup the DS switch as the root bridge for all the switch/vlans running on the switch. This way you have a control on the L2 traffic across your network.


Imagine a situation that if dont have control over the L2 root and if someone introduces a switch or a redundant link between the switches, this might bring the entire network on a halt and will have adverse effect on your network.


I would suggest to have a manual control for the root bridge placement on your network.


You dont need to configure the core as the root brodge as you are running a L3 link between core and the DS switch.


HTH,


-amit singh

10xs amit singh!

what about if i need to add another DS2 and make 2nd uplink to 2nd ds2 and make also ether channel l2 between DS1 and DS2 and GLBP as a gateway load balence.now what next accoRding STP.

do i need to configure DS1 as root primary for vlan 10 20 and 30 and DS2 root sec for 10 20 and 30.10xs

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