How to prevent slow convergence on STP edge ports connected to terminals

Edge devices cannot participate in the STP calculation or respond to STP packets, causing slow convergence. You can use either of the following methods to prevent slow convergence on edge ports connected to user terminals or servers:

1. Run the stp disable command on the ports so that the ports always remain in the Forwarding state.

2. Run the stp edge-port enable command on the ports to configure them as edge ports, and then run the stp bpdu-protection command on the ports to enable BPDU protection. An edge port is in Forwarding state by default. The BPDU protection function shuts down an edge port after the port receives a BPDU. The edge ports that are shut down must be manually restored.

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