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System MTU explained

By default any interface on the switch can only send or receive a frame of a maximum size 1500 byte. Some applications like (QinQ, MPLS over Ethernet) require increasing the MTU of the switches in your network to allow greater sizes because thier frames may exceed the default 1500 bytes …

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What is: BPDU filter?

BPDUs are the messages exchanged between switches to calculate the spanning tree topology. BPDU filter is a feature used to filter sending or receiving BPDUs on a switchport. It is extremely useful on those ports which are configured as portfast ports as there is no need to send or receive …

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