Day: January 28, 2019

Improve STP Convergence
Networking

How to improve STP convergence

Normally, STP needs at least 30 seconds for convergence (forward delay = Learning time + Forwarding time). In many environments, a 30 seconds outage for every topology change is unacceptable. Cisco developed three proprietary features that improve STP convergence time: PortFast UplinkFast BackboneFast Each feature will be covered in detail in the following section: PortFast […]

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