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August 31, 2009  2:43 PM

VTP – should you use it?

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Cisco, switches, Vlan Trunking Protocol, VTP

Hi folks! So welcome to the wonderful world of networking! You buy that fancy brand new Cisco switch and you think to yourself, "I have this cool feature called VTP (Vlan Trunking Protocol) and I want to use it to automatically deploy vlans across all of my switches! This will save me tons of...

June 30, 2009  12:22 PM

Extended vlans in Cisco switches

Posted by: Raj Perumal
1001, 4095, Cisco, extended vlans, switches, version 2, version 3, vlan range, vlans, VTP

For those of you venturing into switching for the first time, one of the things that can be hard to wrap your head around if you're just a beginner is vlans. Vlans are great ways to make the management of your network a lot more organized, and are used everywhere in this world. You're not going to...


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