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CCNP Self-Study: Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN), Third Edition by Erum Frahim - CCIE No. 7549, Balaji Sivasubramanian, Richard Froom - CCIE No. 5102

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Chapter 6. Adding Resiliency to Spanning Tree Using Advanced Features and Troubleshooting STP Issues

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Understanding and Configuring Cisco Enhancement Features to 802.1D STP

  • Tuning and Adding Resiliency to STP Using the BPDU Guard, BPDU Filtering, and Root Guard Features

  • Understanding How to Prevent Forwarding Loops in Multilayer Switched Networks

  • Troubleshooting STP Problems

In Chapter 5, “Understanding and Configuring the 802.1D, 802.1s, and 802.1w Spanning Tree Protocols,” you learned the theory behind how the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) operates in preventing bridging loops and how it provides redundancy to a multilayer switched network. In addition, Chapter 5 covered some configuration commands and examples ...

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