In a larger network, we have numerous VLANs. STP is used to prevent loops, though there shouldn't be any.
We are planning on removing a switch, but this switch appears to be the root bridge for a specific VLAN. We don't want this VLAN to go to blocking/learning/listening when removing this switch.
*) Will ports go to blocked when changing the root bridge (configuring a better priority on another switch in the same VLAN)?
There is no topology change (yet), so the BPDUs will not have the 'topology change' bit set.
*) When there is a change in topology (i switch off the device), what ports will go into blocking?
I am not really in a position to test, but need to verify before actually making the changes.
Thanks for any answer,