Layer 2 Configuration – STP Ports

STP Ports

Selecting Overview → Manage → Layer 2 → STP Ports displays the STP Ports dashboard with a list of any existing STP Ports settings.

Select the desired Fabric from the left side navigation bar and the dashboard updates showing all STP Ports from all switches within the Fabric.

The dashboard displays a list of existing STP Port entries by Switch. Additional parameters include: port, block, filter, edge, bpdu-guard, root-guard, priority and cost.

You sort the list of entries in the dashboard using the up / down arrows above each of the columns to sort the information as needed.


Manage STP Ports Fabric Dashboard


Selecting an individual Switch from the fabric updates the dashboard with only the STP Ports settings for that switch.


The dashboard displays a list of existing STP Ports entries. Parameters include: port, block, filter, edge, bpdu-guard, root-guard, priority and cost.


You sort the list of entries in the dashboard using the up / down arrows above each of the columns to sort the information as needed.


Manage STP Ports Dashboard


To obtain detailed information about a STP Port click on an entry in the dashboard.

A Details pane opens displaying the configuration information about the STP Port.

Click X to close the viewing pane.

STP Ports Details


You modify an entry using the Edit function by selecting the Cog icon.

To modify a STP Port click on Edit to make changes to the STP Port parameters which include:

  • Block – Specify if a STP port blocks BPDUs
  • Filter – STP port filters BPDUs
  • Priority – STP port priority from 0 to 240 – default 128
  • Cost –  STP port cost from 1 to 200000000 - default 2000

Select the appropriate checkbox to enable or disable:

  • edge – STP port is an edge port
  • bpdu-guard – STP port BPDU guard
  • root-guard – STP port Root guard


STP Port Modify Parameters


Click Save to continue or Cancel to return to the previous screen without saving any changes.