AV Network Best Practices (Araknis Configuration)
“The network is the foundation of a reliable system.”
Best Practice’s AV Network
Not All Managed Switches are Created Equal
“There are AV Centric Managed Switches Pre-configured out of the box and some Managed Switches Need to be Configured to Support Information Below”
All Araknis Managed Switches are Layer 2 and will work more efficiently with the following Configurations.
Please note that Layer 2 Managed Switches are not ideal for today’s Consumer Electronics Infrastructure.
Enable STP, Set to:
- MSTP (Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol) “Because Android/Google TV Uses Ethernet [V]LAN or inter-VLAN”
Root Bridge Priority:
- Default 32768 Should Be Fine
- Set All to Priority 128
Edge Port Conf / Oper:
- No, Off or Auto