spanning-tree mst max-age

To set the max-age timer for all the instances on the switch, use the spanning-tree mst max-age command. To return to the default settings, use the no form of this command.

spanning-tree mst max-age seconds

no spanning-tree mst max-age

Syntax Description

seconds

Number of seconds to set the max-age timer for all the instances on the switch. The range is from 6 to 40 seconds.


Command Default

20 seconds

Command Modes

Global configuration mode

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(0)N1(1a)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

This parameter is used only by Instance 0 or the IST.

Examples

This example shows how to set the max-age timer:

switch(config)# spanning-tree mst max-age 40  

Related Commands

Command
Description

show spanning-tree mst

Displays the information about the MST protocol.