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A Quick Look At Spanning Tree (by Tony Fortunato)

I was asked to share some of the info I cover when teaching my Switching and Bridging class

I like using Spanning Tree as a stability indicator because it is transmitted in clear text, at a set interval (hello timer value) and is typically enabled as a default.

I also like the fact that I  do not need a mirror or span port to capture these packets.




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