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spanning tree selection

Can anyone please tell me how spanning tree decides where to block a certain port, and also how would I change this port so I can block the port on my choosen switch ?

thanks

Carlos

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Purple

Re: spanning tree selection

Hi Carlos,

It might be worthwhile having a read of this:

http://computer.howstuffworks.com/lan-switch14.htm

Paresh.

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Re: spanning tree selection

Hi,

Here is a good document which has a section with an explanation on how STP decides which port to block.

It also explains how you can control which port is blocked by altering the port priority.

Hope that helps

Sarb

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