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  1. Thanks Rene, The point here is usually you don’t know the end host capability, I saw cases loop can happen from a server with NIC bridging without STP capability.

    Just wanted to make sure Portfast + BPDUGuard can address this case



  2. Hi Ahmed,

    In that case it might be wise to enable BPDUguard. If someone connects something that isn’t supposed to send BPDUs then it’s best to shut the interface with BPDUguard :slight_smile:


  3. thanks Andrew , it clears the doubt.

  4. Hi Rene,

    Thank you for your great explanation on this, just got a question here.
    In ideal scenario, if we just configure all switch ports which are not connected to other switches to be In access mode (will they still receive BPDUs?) and will that eliminate the need of BPDU guard to be configured on these ports?
    Also if you can please explain a bit the difference between portfast and port mode access?


  5. Good explanation !!
    I really enjoy reading your topics and make me feel more comfortable and confident.

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