Whether you run v1 or v2 will not make any difference with regard to MST. Both can do pruning (for the lower 1k vlan). As far as I can remember, v2 was introduced mainly for token ring switching so you may not even bother to go to v2 if you use vtp. VTP3 has been available for something like 4 or 5 years in CatOS, but it is not available yet in IOS. I'll try to propagate the feedback to marketing that some customers are requesting it, but if you could do it on your side, it would have much more impact.
In the meantime, you can pre-allocate vlans and instance in your MST configuration. This way, you can grow your network without having to change the vlan to instance mapping on each and every switch.
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looking for early feedback from customers befor...
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