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Re: STP Question [1:18933] posted 11/21/2007
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Hi James,

> my understanding is
> All ports on a root bridge are designated ports
> and designated ports are only used when connecting to other switches
> so does this imply i cant connect hosts to the root bridge?

Hosts can be directly connected to a STP root bridge. The port
configuration needs to be set appropriately though. Designated (and
non-designated) ports are only for connections to other switches running



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