For this lab you need REAL hardware. You can’t use switches in GNS3!
You need at least Catalyst 2950 switches for this lab.
Medieval corporation is specialized in enhancing security for switched networks. You as one of the network engineers in the security team are working on a switched network of one of your customers. You want to enhance security by making sure the network will not accept any inferior root bridges.
- Configure SW2 as the root bridge for VLAN 1.
- Configure SW3 to have a spanning tree priority of 4096 for VLAN 1.
- Ensure SW1 does not accept SW3 as a root bridge.
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Basic IOS for the switches should be sufficient. No special features needed.
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