Questions tagged [rstp]

RSTP (Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol) is a network protocol. It is used to build up loop-free topology for ethernet networks. Its an improvement to STP (Spanning Tree Protocol).

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Setting up a virtual environment for STP testing

I'm looking to create a test environment for STP / RSTP. I eventually came by this post that suggested using namespaces. It seemed like that was exactly what I'd wanted to create the simplest STP ...
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Can Linux kernel support RSTP (802.1w)?

Last week, I ran Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) in Linux kernel successfully. Now, I am trying to support Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) in Linux kernel. I also found out some solutions in user ...
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Linux: bridges, VLANs and RSTP

I tried to figure out how to setup RSTP on Linux with VLANs and bridges involved and now am completely confused. I am trying to bridge three interfaces, two of which are supposed to act as trunk (...
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Windows network bridge: STP parameters [closed]

I recently discovered Windows 7 does support STP upon it's own Ethernet bridges. https://reggle.wordpress.com/2011/09/03/hidden-feature-in-windows-7-spanning-tree/ Although the feature is barely ...
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Dual Cisco ASA 5505 passing RSTP in transparent mode

I'm looking at moving to colocation and one area being discussed is networking redundancy. I can get a dual feed from a two different datacentre switches configured with Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol ...
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Will RSTP BPDUs be encapsulated in tagged Ethernet frames?

RSTP(Rapid Spanning Tree) is configured on a bridge. All ports of this bridge are "trunk" ports and are part of vlan “x”. Will the BPDUs sent out of this bridge be tagged?
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Recommendation for Ethernet switches that allow arbitrary network topologies [closed]

We have the following requirements for three Ethernet switches that will be connected together: Allow the switches to connect together to form dynamic, arbitrary topologies, i.e., support for the ...
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Should the 3Com NJ225 switch implement the spanning tree protocol?

We recently purchased some 3Com IntelliJack NJ225 switches: (source: 3com.com) The specification states that they support IEEE 802.1D, and a mandatory part of this standard is support for the ...
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