This feature only exists at Nortel and 3Com. Its proprietary.
To do this the switches need a change in the spanning tree functionality. This is not part of the IEEE standard. So it depends on the vendors if this feature is supported. Cisco does not have this feature.
No possibility to do that on layer 2 with Spanning Tree enabled.
I know SMLT does not support STP within the SMLT group. XRN however, does support STP and RSTP so you can connect to it. The implementation that they require here though is for point to multipoint trunking. You can do it with both vendors implementations, with the difference that with XRN you can also run STP on top of it for greater interop
We are pleased to announce availability of Beta software for 16.6.3.
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towards Catalyst 9500/9400/9300/3850/3650 switching platforms. We are
looking for early feedback from customers befor...
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