Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (802.1s)

This protocol is inspired by Cisco proprietary Per-Vlan Spanning tree plus (PVST+). Cisco PVST+ creates an STP instance for each Vlan. MSTP has more flexibility than PVST+, MSTP instances can map unlimited number of Vlans. MSTP supports 16 STP instances. When MSTP is enabled, RSTP is essentially enabled as well. The disadvantage of PVST+ is … Continue reading Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (802.1s)

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