best practice switch ports access

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best practice switch ports access



In Cisco IOS. there is a setting called


int Gi/0/0

switchport host


In JUNOS. you set the port as EDGE.



This basically removes all extra settings not needed for a port that has a single vlan and a basic client PC.


Specifically it  set spanning-tree portfast.

setting portfast removes any RSTP participation and eliminates uplink MAC-FLUSHING which impacts your network .



I am seeking what others do as a best practice if familiar IOS as well JUNOS ( ,making a Port basic) settings

Kind of a big deal

Hi @JED2021 


Meraki MS best practice guide below:


I would set the switchport as Access and then set the relevant stp according to what device is connected 

Darren O'Connor |

I'm not an employee of Cisco/Meraki. My posts are based on Meraki best practice and what has worked for me in the field.
Kind of a big deal

Marking the port as an "access" port in Meraki has a similar result.

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