enabling if_bridge STP

Silver Salonen silver.salonen at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 04:07:03 PST 2007

On Thursday 06 December 2007 13:21, Nikos Vassiliadis wrote:
> On Thursday 06 December 2007 12:20:18 Atrox wrote:
> > Well, as I understand, in my case, STP should be enabled mainly on
> > TAP-interfaces as it would eliminate the scenario where, for an example,
> > ARP-requests from for reach Have I
> > understood it correctly?
> It sounds like you want to isolate the ethernets, not bridge them.
> Bridging is not what you need, if I have understood correctly.
> You want to keep ARP and broadcasts to the relevant boxes, right?
> You have to use VLANs on your switch to achieve this, not bridging.

Actually the final target is to connect all the 3 LANs over VPN, so that they 
can browse eachother networks etc. When I did it, I could see duplicate 
packets looping through all bridges, so I thought I'd bring in STP. That's 
what it's for, right?


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