Chapter 9. Advanced Spanning Tree Protocol

This chapter covers the following topics that you need to master for the CCNP SWITCH exam:

Image Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol: This section discusses the enhancements that allow switches to run STP efficiently, offering fast convergence.

Image Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol: This section discusses the latest IEEE standard that supports a reduced number of STP instances for a campus network while using RSTP for efficient operation.

Familiarity with the IEEE 802.1D STP standard is essential because that protocol is ...

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