I have ip address on vlan 1 on all my switchs and I want to change the scope. I have Stp running on all. I I were to go aroung chenging one by one, will it affect my live network? Does STP use Ip address at all?
STP is purely an L2 stuff, so your IP readdressing will have absolutely no impact on it. The only interaction between STP and IP that comes to my mind is SNMP traps;-) So nothing to worry about STP convergence in that case.
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