Our network is as follows. A Cisco ASA 5505 -> Linksys SLM 2024 (24 port gig switch) -> Netgear GS724T (24 port gig switch via trunk from Linksys) -> Dell Poweredge 2708 (8 port gig switch via trunk from Netgear). Right now, only the Linksys SLM is running STP. The Netgear supports STP but it is not enabled. I don't believe the Powerconnect switch supports STP. In this environment, would you recommend to leave things as it or make some changes?
We have a very flat network (one broadcast domain) and the STP frames from the Linksys switch are hitting workstations and servers. Is there anyway to disable STP on certain interfaces? Is this anything to be concerned about?
Any input would be great, thank you.