Refer to the exhibit. What are the possible port roles for ports A, B, C, and D in this RSTP-enabled network?
- alternate, root, designated, root
- designated, root, alternate, root
- alternate, designated, root, root
- designated, alternate, root, root
Answers Explanation & Hints:
Because S1 is the root bridge, B is a designated port, and C and D root ports. RSTP supports a new port type, alternate port in discarding state, that can be port A in this scenario.