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  1. Rene,
    Hi. In a normal working state, what does the interface status look like if one were to say issue a “show interface status” or “show interface F0/16” in this case?

    Many thanks.

    Thomas

  2. Hi Rene,

    Can you explain what if failed link get backup, will it automatically switch over to active link.?

  3. Hei Rene,

    Cisco says something else:

    If port 1 goes down, port 2 comes up and starts forwarding traffic to switch C. When port 1 comes back up, it goes into standby mode and does not forward traffic; port 2 continues forwarding traffic.

    But I Strongly agree with you! because i have done it on ME3400 live with customer:

    When it was nothing connected to Gig 0/2 on ME3400:
    GigabitEthernet0/1 GigabitEthernet0/2 <strong>Active Up/Backup Down</strong>

    When he connected the lan cabel to Gig 0/2:
    GigabitEthernet0/1 GigabitEthernet0/2 <strong>Active

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  4. Thanks Rene for sharing this concept. But do you in real network people using flexlinks over STP?

    Thanks
    Abhihsek

  5. Some customers don’t like the overhead that STP causes on their CPU while computing its BPDUs. They want the entire cycle to be dedicated to the actual Users’ data forwarding. Therefore, they have to find something which consumes little to 0 load on the CPU. Flex links is their option

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