spanning-tree vlan port-priority


spanning-tree vlan <VLAN-LIST> port-priority <PRIORITY>

no spanning-tree vlan <VLAN-LIST> port-priority


Configures port priority. A port with the lowest priority number has the highest priority for use in forwarding traffic.

The no form of this command, sets the port priority to the default of 8.

Command context




Specifies the number of a single VLAN, or a series of numbers for a range of VLANs, separated by commas (1, 2, 3, 4), dashes (1-4), or both (1-4,6).


Specifies the port priority. The value, configured as a multiple of 16, helps in determining the designated port. The lower a priority value, the higher the priority. Range: 1 to15. Default: 8.


Administrators or local user group members with execution rights for this command.


Setting port priority:

switch(config-if)# spanning-tree vlan 5 port-priority 10

Setting port priority to the default of 8:

switch(config-if)# no spanning-tree vlan 5 port-priority