Root bridge

Hi Experts
Can some help me with Spanning tree protocol as i want to make another vlan the root bridge instead of vlan 1
Henry J BucknorAsked:
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JustInCaseCommented:
If you have Cisco equipment you can have more than one root bridge (PVST or Rapid VSTP+) with
# spanning-tree vlan 10 root primary (or # spanning-tree vlan 10 priority x)

If you have some other manufacturer you will need to use MSTP (IEEE 802.1s) to have more than one root bridge (independent instance of spanning tree). It is also possible that there is some proprietary RTSP of manufacturer that you are using - check documentation for your device.

If you use standard STP (IEEE 802.1d) you can have just one root bridge for all of your VLANs.

Wiki article - STP

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Henry J BucknorAuthor Commented:
That was a great solution
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