Migrating from STP to EAPS

This section explains how to migrate or reconfigure an existing STP network to an EAPS network.



Actual implementation steps on a production network may differ based on the physical topology, switch models, and software versions deployed.

The sample STP network is a simple two-switch topology connected with two Gigabit Ethernet trunk links, which form a broadcast loop. Both Extreme Networks switches are configured for 802.1D mode STP running on a single data VLAN named Data. The sample STP network for migration to EAPS is shown in the following figure.

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Sample STP Network for Migration to EAPS