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Cisco IOS in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition by James Boney

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Name

bridge max-age — global

Synopsis

bridgebridge-group max-age seconds
no bridge bridge-group max-age seconds

Configures

The time to save Bridge Protocol Data Units (BPDUs)

Default

15 seconds

Description

This command sets the maximum time that the router will wait to hear from the root bridge for the given bridge-group. If the router does not hear from the root bridge within this interval, the spanning tree is recomputed. The value of seconds can be from 6 to 200. (Note: Catalysts use 6-40 seconds.)

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