How to Design STP Loop Free Network
Posted on 2016-08-13
Considering the impact that STP Loop can cause in the Network, I would like to know in real world whether there is granularity in configuration to fend off the loop or just set up VLANs normal way, use the VLAN Interfaces to communicate between VLANs and ignore the granular configuration.
What I mean by granular, to cite just few examples:
- Manually configure for each VLAN a specific Switch to be the Root for that VLAN
- Manually configure Access ports to be Portfast and at the same time configure the Ports with BPDUGUARD
- Manually configure on each VLAN each Blocked port with Loop Guard and UDLD
-Manually configure each VLAN with Root Guad,
if that's the case there should be a Config Template, that encompasses all those concerns.
Any clarifications on that ?