We have four siwtches all with VLAN 10 running regular perVlan Spt.
They are all cross connected to each other so you can get from one switch to any other switch via only one hop.
max age = 20, forward delay =15, MAC timtout = 300
The root bridge is on Switch 2. All ports from switch 1 & 3 are forwarding to the root bridge. We have traffic going from a host swtich 1 to a host on switch 3. Then the root bridge fails.
Will the other swtiches get the TCN and reset their MAC timeout to forward delay?
Isn't the root bridge suppose to get the TCN and then tell the otehr swtiches - so since the root failed will that not work and we will have a five minute outgage due to the MAC timeout fo 300s?
Do the other ports on Sw 1 and 2 go immediately into listening and learning once they get a TCN - or does it wait for MAX Age to timeout.
Does reseting the MAC againg to forward delay occur immediately upon receiing a TCN or after the switch completes it SPT timers?