This is the normal operation to prevent network loops. There has to be a root switch according to the algorthm. Since these are all Cisco Switches, the priority is set to 32768 by default. You can adjust the priority if one of the switches is desired to be the root switch.
The switch with the highest bridge priority (the lowest numerical priority value) is elected as the root switch. If all switches are configured with the default priority (32768), the switch with the lowest MAC address in the Layer 2 network becomes the root switch.
We are pleased to announce availability of Beta software for 16.6.3.
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looking for early feedback from customers befor...
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