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Mstp/rstp General Configuration - HP 445860-B21 - 10Gb Ethernet BL-c Switch Reference Manual

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Switch Spanning Tree Group Port Configuration controls
Link Type
Edge Port
Port Fast Forwarding mode
Port Spanning Tree State

MSTP/RSTP General Configuration

To display the following form, select Layer 2 > MSTP/RSTP > General.
The switch supports the IEEE 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) and IEEE 802.1s Multiple
Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP). MSTP allows you to map many VLANs to a small number of spanning
tree groups, each with its own topology.
MSTP supports up to 32 Spanning Tree Groups on the switch (STG 32 is reserved for switch
management). MRST is turned off by default.
Defines the type of link connected to the port, as follows:
auto: Configures the port to detect the link type, and automatically match
its settings.
p2p: Configures the port for Point-To-Point protocol.
shared: Configures the port to connect to a shared medium (usually a
This command only applies when RSTP is turned on.
Enables or disables this port as an edge port. An edge port is not connected
to a bridge, and can begin forwarding traffic as soon as the link is up.
Configure server ports as edge ports (enabled).
This command only applies when RSTP is turned on.
Enables or disables Port Fast Forwarding on the port.
Enables or disables STP on the port.
Configuring the switch


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