In the last installment of this series, I keyed in on the STP feature of PortFast. In this post, I wanted to highlight two more STP features, or “add-ons”, that I think are very important for controlling and securing the Layer 2 domains. Those two features are BPDU guard and root guard. Both features areContinue reading “ENCOR Journey – STP Features”
Podcast: ZigBits Network Design Podcast Episode: 70 – Demystifying the Role of the Network Engineer with Ethan Banks For a while now on the podcast, Zig has been doing a series of “Demystifying the Role of the Network Engineer” episodes with various guests. In this episode, Zig sits down with Ethan Banks to get hisContinue reading “Podcast Review – ZigBits Episode 70”
I have been going through Spanning-Tree Protocol study for the last week or so and wanted to highlight a key part of the portfast feature that had not really hit me (and stuck) until now. I’ve known that a big reason and benefit of the portfast feature is to move interfaces (typically access ports) toContinue reading “ENCOR Journey – STP Portfast”
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