This chapter covers the following exam topics:
2.3. Describe switching concepts and perform basic configuration
Cisco Nexus switches enable Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) by default on all interfaces in every VLAN. However, network engineers who work with medium-size to large-size data centers usually want to configure at least some STP settings, with the goal of influencing the choices made by STP. For instance, when all switches and links work, the engineer knows which switch is the root and which ports block. The configuration can also be set so that when links or switches fail, the engineer can predict the STP topology in those cases as well.
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