Link to the IEEE 802.1D spec.
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Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
XXX - add a brief STP description here
XXX - add a brief description of STP history
- ["Ethernet"]: Typically, STP uses ["Ethernet"] as its transport protocol.
XXX - Add example traffic here (as plain text or Ethereal screenshot).
The STP dissector is (fully functional, partially functional, not existing, ... whatever the current state is). Also add info of additional Ethereal features where appropriate, like special statistics of this protocol.
There are no STP specific preference settings.
Example capture file
XXX - Add a simple example capture file to the SampleCaptures page and link from here. Keep it short, it's also a good idea to gzip it to make it even smaller, as Ethereal can open gzipped files automatically.
A complete list of STP display filter fields can be found in the [http://www.ethereal.com/docs/dfref/s/stp.html display filter reference]
Show only the STP based traffic:
Capture only the STP based traffic:
IEEE 802.1D: [http://standards.ieee.org/getieee802/download/802.1D-2004.pdf IEEE standard for local and metropolitan area networks--Media access control (MAC) Bridges].