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How to connect EXOS device to a CISCO port which has root guard enabled

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TitleHow to connect EXOS device to a CISCO port which has root guard enabled
Symptoms
The port on the cisco side is getting disabled when connecting the EXOS switch. Cisco device has the root guard enabled. 
Environment
EXOS all
Summit and Blackdiamond series
Cause
The root guard ensures that the port on which root guard is enabled is the designated port. If the bridge receives superior STP Bridge Protocol Data Units (BPDUs) on a root guard-enabled port, root guard moves this port to a root-inconsistent STP state. It is expected for the port to be disabled if the superior BPDU is received. 
 
Resolution
While connecting the EXOS device, we need to ensure that the STP priority of the EXOS switch is higher than the CISCO device. 
 
configure stpd <domain name> priority <priority value>

The other possible work-around is to stop sending BPDUs on the port of the EXOS switch. However, the network has to be understood completely so that there is no loop if the STP is disabled on these ports. 
 
configure stpd <domain name> vlan <vlan name> delete ports <port_list>

 
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