Network+™ Lab Simulator Exercises

Configuring root switch

Description: This lab exercise demonstrates the necessary commands to configure the root switch.


1. Enter into configuration mode on SW1

2. Issue the command "spanning-tree vlan <vlan-num> root" that modifies the switch priority from the default 32768 to a lower value to allow the switch to become the root switch for VLAN 1

3. Verify the configuration using “show spanning-tree” command.

SW1#configure terminal 
SW1(config)#spanning-tree vlan 1 root 
SW1#show spanning-tree Facebook Page Twitter Page Google+ Page