Tag: spanning-tree


ProCurve Network Redundancy

If you run a network that requires redundant links then spanning-tree is a feature you are going to need. With the default spanning-tree configuration enabled you will have a failover time of a few seconds opening a new path. Broadcast Storms In any normal situation it is illegal to wire Ethernet in a loop, when ...


Monitoring: Spanning Tree state through SNMP

Within our network all switches use Spanning-Tree in orde to provide failover would a switch failure occur. Although we monitor each switch separately i always had the need to monitor the STP port states and see if one of the ports/trunks did a failover (and then, why). After searching for a while i tried using SNMP to find ...