Spanning Tree Protocol (for IPFire 3.x)

The spanning tree protocol is used to avoid loops on switched networks.

We differentiate between two versions of STP:

  • Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Spanning Tree Protocol


Every created zone has STP enabled by default. In fact, it is the RSTP protocol and can be disabled:

network zone create green0 bridge --stp=off
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Older Revisions • November 1 at 5:17 pm • Jon