I have two doubts about this feature:
- I saw the BPDU protection feature is enabled on a per-port basis with the command "spanning-tree <port-list> bpdu-protection". Cisco has the command "spanning-tree portfast bpduguard" which allows to enable the feature in all the portfast ports at the same time. Is there any command to enable this feature in all auto-edge ports at the same time in Aruba?
- When this feature is enabled, is the port disabled always it receives a BPDU or only when it receives a better BPDU?
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Addressing your questions in order:
- ArubaOS-Switch allows configuration of BPDU protection on a per-port basis only; we do not have an equivalent to the command you provided. I will provide feedback to engineering.
- BPDU protection will shut down a port if any BPDU is received. To cause a port to shut down only when a superior BPDU is received, you would instead use the root guard feature, which is configured in a nearly identical manner to BPDU protection:
switch(config)# spanning-tree <port-list> root-guard
Matthew Fern | Technical Marketing Engineer, Campus Networking
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