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IDentifiying PVST+ and Rapid-PVST+ from captures

Posted on 2014-10-31
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IS there an easy way to decipher a PVST+ packet from a Rapid-PVST+ in a packet capture?  Would Rapid just include Spanning-Tree(for-bridges)
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IIRC, the version ID for 802.1w (rapid spanning tree) will be a 2 (0x02) while 802.1d is a 0 or a 1.
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Boom - got it.  Spanning tree version ID: Spanning tree (0).  No rapid.

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