Layer 4 – Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol

Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol This lesson introduces you to the Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol, or IEEE Designation, 802.1w. We’ll discuss and dissect the transition time between STP transmission stages -- how long it takes STP to go from blocking to listening or learning to forwarding. You’ll learn what is met by Forward Delay, how it’s different from the Switch Proposal Agreement process and which process is faster.
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