enable stpd rapid-root-failover

enable stpd stpd_name rapid-root-failover


Enables rapid root failover for faster STP recovery times.

Syntax Description

stpd_name Specifies an STPD name on the switch.



Usage Guidelines

This command is applicable for STPDs operating in 802.1D.

If you create an STPD with a unique name, the keyword stpd is optional.

To view the status of rapid root failover on the switch, use the show stpd command. The show stpd command displays information about the STPD configuration on the switch including the enable/disable state for rapid root failover.


The following command enables rapid root fail over on STPD Backbone_st:

enable stpd backbone_st rapid-root-failover


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching 5320, 5420, 5520, and 5720 series switches.