Portfast allows a port to transmission straight to forwarding ie. no listening/learning stages. But it does not actually disable STP on that port. Of course if the device connecting to a portfast port does create a loop then it is usually too late to stop it because you have gone straight to forwarding but i just wanted to emphasise that portfast does not disable STP as some people think.
Yes, I know you are 100% correct. I just wanted to see what your perspective on this was.
In fact, because STP is running, even on a PortFast port, you really should enable BPDU guard on it to avoid the case in which some knucklehead plugs a switch into the port. Once the BPDU is received, the PortFast port will transition to errdisable.
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