show spanning tree "type" question

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Jul 22nd, 2009
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(When running rstp) from "sh spanning tree" output , does anyone have a list to show the meaning of each of the "Type" i.e. P2p, edge peer, etc.

I have searched for a definitive breakdown but so far nothign truly definitive. Thanks

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Jon Marshall Wed, 07/22/2009 - 05:01
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Have a look at this link -

Edit -

"P2p/Shr-The interface is considered as a point-to-point (resp. shared) interface by the spanning tree."

Whether it is seen as P2P or shared depends on the duplex setting. Full duplex treated as P2P. Important to get this right.



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