The Root Bridge In STP configured switched LAN or broadcast domain, a switch is designated as the root bridge. The root bridge serves as an administrative point for all spanning-tree calculations to determine which redundant links to block. An election…

The Nexus switch line, including Nexus 5000 and Nexus 7000 switches, provides various features and capabilities configuring a Layer 2 network. In the chapter “Layer 2 Support and Configurations,” from the book NX-OS and Cisco Nexus Switching: Next-Generation Data Center Architectures by Kevin Corbin,…