Posts Tagged ‘stp’

Spanning Tree Path Cost Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) is a network protocol that ensures loop-free topologies in Ethernet networks. One of the key elements in STP is the concept of path cost, which determines the best path for data forwarding in the network. Path cost is assigned to each network link based on its speed. […]

Link Aggregation •There are scenarios in which more bandwidth or redundancy between devices is needed than what can be provided by a single link. Multiple links could be connected between devices to increase bandwidth. However, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), which is enabled on Layer 2 devices like Cisco switches by default, will block redundant links […]