best practice switch ports access

JED2021
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best practice switch ports access

Hello,

 

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

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UCcert
Kind of a big deal

Hi @JED2021 

 

Meraki MS best practice guide below:

 

https://documentation.meraki.com/Architectures_and_Best_Practices/Cisco_Meraki_Best_Practice_Design/...

 

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

Darren O'Connor | uccert.co.uk
https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenoconnor/

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.
PhilipDAth
Kind of a big deal

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

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