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STP

The FortiSwitch unit supports the following:

  • Spanning Tree Protocol, a link-management protocol that ensures a loop-free layer-2 network topology
  • Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), which is based on the IEEE 802.1s standard
  • Per-VLAN Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (also known as Rapid PVST or RPVST); RSTP is defined in the IEEE 802.1w standard

This section covers the following topics:

STP

The FortiSwitch unit supports the following:

  • Spanning Tree Protocol, a link-management protocol that ensures a loop-free layer-2 network topology
  • Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), which is based on the IEEE 802.1s standard
  • Per-VLAN Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (also known as Rapid PVST or RPVST); RSTP is defined in the IEEE 802.1w standard

This section covers the following topics: