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Strange behavoir of PVST

: The spanning-tree root for vlan 1050(192.168.50.0) is Core2 : The spanning-tree root for vlan 1020(192.168.20.0) is Core1 I was trying to add some redundancy to my network and added the links from ...
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For a switch using RSTP (or MSTP) on which port states/roles does it send BPDUs?

In trying to wrap my head around MSTP and RSTP I have read conflicting information about which ports a switch will send BPDUs through. It is clear to me that for MSTP the switch sends the BPDUs needed ...
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Point of Sale Terminal Crashing the Network

We look after a series of restaurants which is a collection of point of sale terminals and a typically a single workstation per site. We have one site that is causing a fair amount of head ache and ...
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Group Policy Application on Boot with MSTP & really really fast computers

The latest generation HP computers with solid state drives and Win 10 are booting so fast that Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol is not allowing network access in time for Group Policy to process on ...
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Dell Switches and Spanning-Tree Route ID Configuration

I am analyzing a network for a colleague. It's a fairly simple topology and all the switches have converged on a common root-bridge, however two of the non-root bridges have identified the root as the ...
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Spanning Tree Protocol on HP5406zl and Netgear edge switches

I have a simple star network setup, a core HP switch with servers and storage, and WAN uplinks on it, and then trunked 2 x 1GB uplinks to some crappy old Netgear switches (I know, but moving on). We ...
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Do you need STP on ProCurve trunks?

We have 3 switches - a Core Switch, and 2 downstream switches. Each downstream switch has a 3 cable Trunk direct to the core switch. However - when we disconnected one cable in that trunk group (...