Migrating from STP to EAPS

This section explains how to migrate or reconfigure an existing STP network to an EAPS (Extreme Automatic Protection Switching) network.

Note

Note

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
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