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  1. Hi John,

    That’s correct, RSTP has features that are similar to uplinkfast and backbonefast, there’s no need to activate these.


  2. Hello Azeem! I will attempt to answer your questions one by one:

    Question 1.1: In RSTP, I powered on 3 Switches, now all the 3 switches trying to select the Root bridge,In this process will they send proposal bit set in their BPDUs or not?

    Selection of the root bridge in RSTP IS similar to STP. RSTP still uses the best bridge ID (Priority + MAC address) to determine the root bridge. And yes, the proposal bit will be set in their BPDUs. The purpose of the proposal bit however, is not to find the root bridge, but to allow for the sync process, that is, to v

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  3. Hello Stafanio

    UplinkFast and BackboneFast do not actually need to be configured because they are mechanisms that are included and enabled natively in the RSTP functionality. Whether or not they are enabled in the spanning-tree summary will not change the behaviour of RSTP.

    I will ask @ReneMolenaar to clarify that in his lesson.

    Thanks very much and I hope this has been helpful!


  4. Hello florian

    No problem! Keep the questions coming, that’s why we’re here! :slight_smile:

    Such a switch will send BPDUs out of all STP enabled ports except blocking ports. Blocking ports will only receive BPDUs.

    I hope this has been helpful!


  5. Thanks Laz for the clarification!

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