In the first article in our series we took a general look at the Shortest Path Bridging technology and its core mechanisms such as switches using the IS-IS protocol to “talk” to each other. Now, let me briefly explain how an SPB network is actually built and how to put it into service.
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How to build a virtual layer 2 network?
(Note: this is just an example – it could be other values as explained below)
Moving around SPB – how does traffic get from A to B?
Senior Systems Engineer at Extreme Networks