Networking - Spanning Tree Protocol - Discussion

Discussion :: Spanning Tree Protocol - Spanning Tree Protocol (Q.No.7)


You have two switches connected together with two crossover cables for redundancy, and STP is disabled. Which of the following will happen between the switches?

[A]. The routing tables on the switches will not update.
[B]. The MAC forward/filter table will not update on the switch.
[C]. Broadcast storms will occur on the switched network.
[D]. The switches will automatically load-balance between the two links.

Answer: Option C


If spanning tree is disabled on a switch and you have redundant links to another switch, broadcast storms will occur, among other possible problems.

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