bridge and stp defaults

Ivo Vachkov ivo.vachkov at
Mon Dec 17 00:51:28 PST 2007

On Dec 14, 2007 1:24 AM, Niki Denev <nike_d at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a reason that when adding member ports to a bridge stp is not
> enabled by default on them?
> Wouldn't it be more intuitive to be enabled by default these days?

There are several reasons not to enable STP on a bridge port unless
you're absolutely aware of what's happening here:

> Regards,
> Niki
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