You can configure STP parameters (cost, priority) to influence the decision the algorithm will take so that it blocks a particular port. But if you want to override the STP, the simplest is to shut down the port! ;-)
Flexlink is the only L2 feature that I can think of right now that does not rely on STP, but it only works on very specific scenarios.
Hi there, thanks for the reply, If I have already set up my network, and im basically going to plug the last switch into the first the create the loop, would spanning tree block the port on my last switch ?
Hi everyone, I would like to thank you in advance for any help you can provide a newcomer like myself!
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