As you are probably aware, STP is a layer 2 protocol. Router is a layer 3 device but router interfaces can also be configured as layer 2 ports, using bridge-group command, in that case you can enable STP in a router and it functions the same way in the router.
Agree with the previous poster. Naturally, when you add more processes it's going to require more CPU cycles but with the powerful processing capacity of the newer routers that shouldn't be a big problem. If you can then keep bridging separate from routing functions. However, if you have to bridge/route traffic from this router then that shouldn't be a problem.
Question We run asr9001 with XR 6.1.3, and we have a very long delay to
login w/ SSH 1 or 2 to the device compare to IOS device. After
investigation, the there is 1s delay between the client KEXDH_INIT and
the server (XR) KEXDH_REPLY. After debug ssh serv...
Introduction The purpose of this document is to demonstrate the Open
Shortest Path First (OSPF) behavior when the V-bit (Virtual-link bit) is
present in a non-backbone area. The V-bit is signaled in Type-1 LSA only
if the router is the endpoint of one or ...
Hi, I am seeing quite a few issues with patch install and wanted to
share my experience and workaround to this. Login to admin via CLI, then
access root with the “shell” command Issue “df –h” and you’ll probably
see the following directory full or nearly ...