spanning-tree issue

I dont know why I'm having this issue but it's happenig. I am working on basic topology. Router to layer 3 switch to little trendnet L2 switch to hosts. Image attached. Very simple. For some reason, the switch in the middle, STP is blocking the port. I have no idea why. How can I fix this and why it this even blocked, there is no redundant links
interface GigabitEthernet0/4
 switchport access vlan 100
 switchport mode access
 switchport nonegotiate
 switchport port-security maximum 4
 switchport port-security violation restrict
 switchport port-security aging time 60
 switchport port-security aging type inactivity
 switchport port-security
 no keepalive

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TEST_SW#sh spanning-tree blockedports

Name                 Blocked Interfaces List
-------------------- ------------------------------------
VLAN0100             Gi0/4

Number of blocked ports (segments) in the system : 1

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There is no even loop. It's one link to the L2 switch thats all.

Can anyone help that actually know whats going on here? Lately I've been getting a lot of answers that were useless to me and did not help. Thank you
Shark AttackNetwork adminAsked:
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Jeremy WeisingerSenior Network Consultant / EngineerCommented:
Well I'm not an expert on Cisco stuff but if the trendnet switch supports spanning tree AND Gi0/4 is an edge port AND BPDU guard is globally enabled on the Cisco switch, the Gi0/4 would enter a blocking state because is would receive an BPDU packet from the trendnet switch.

You can try disabling BPDU Guard or Portfast on Gi0/4 and see if that fixes it... or wait for someone that knows Cisco better. :)
Shark AttackNetwork adminAuthor Commented:
yeah , thats not the case. BPDU Guard is disabled, it's not a portfast port. Also, the trendnet is a L2 switch, does not do STP
Shark AttackNetwork adminAuthor Commented:
actually I resolved it, just made the port a trunk. Makes sense. I overthought the whole thing. Thanks anyways.

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