Cisco SWITCH 1.0: Implementing Spanning-Tree
This course is included in our On-demand training solution.
Multiple active paths between switches can cause loops in the network topology. This can cause duplication of frames being forwarded. To prevent loops while providing path redundancy, you can use Spanning Tree Protocol (STP). One limitation of the traditional Spanning Tree Protocol (STP; IEEE 802.1D) is the convergence delay after a topology change. In response, several enhancements were made to improve this convergence time by adding specific Cisco features to the original 802.1D protocol, and by creating new protocols that are faster or more efficient.
This course explores the various enhancements to STP and explains how to implement and configure the original Spanning Tree Protocol, and its Cisco enhancements, Per VLAN Rapid Spanning-Tree Plus (PVRST+) and Multiple Spanning-Tree (MST).
The audience profile for SkillSoft’s SWITCH 1.0: Implementing Cisco Switched Networks training will be established IT professionals who have completed 640-802 Cisco Certified Network Associate, or 640-822 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 and 640-816 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2.
Spanning-Tree and PVRST+
Rapid Spanning-Tree Protocol
Multiple Spanning-Tree Protocol
Protecting STP Operation
RootGuard, LoopGuard, and UDLD
STP Implementation Recommendations