Where all the places we use Layer 2 and Layer 3 Switches?
Answer Question | December 31, 2012 3:22 PM
Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switches
I have been working on assessing a few leading network equipment vendors in the likes of Cisco, HP, Juniper, etc., to procure Layer 2 switches. I am currently assessing the capabilities of Huawei and i have been hearing about a litigation raised by Nortel (Avaya) against Huawei on their Layer 2 switches, however, I have [...]
Answer Question | November 20, 2012 6:12 PM
Cisco, HP, Huawei, Juniper, Layer 2 switches, Unified Communications, Unified Communications Hardware
How do I convert a layer 3 switch to a layer 2 switch? Can I just configure the layer 3 switch as if it were a layer 2 switch?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 9:55 AM
L3L2, Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switch, Switches
What is the difference between a layer 2 and layer 3 network switch? What instance would I need each for? We are a Windows 7 shop.
Answer Question | November 16, 2010 2:22 PM
Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switches, Networking, Switches, Switching, Switching equipment, Windows 7
When I am trying to put the default gateway in layer 2 switches with ip default-gateway xxxxx commnd it ok. But If I’m trying to put the default-gateway in 3560(layer 3) switches with ip default-gateway xxxxxxx command its giving me error that invalid command
Answer Question | February 16, 2011 7:40 PM
Default gateway problem, Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switches, Routers, Routing and switching, Switches
Hi, I had joind a company with a big, complicated and un-documented network. I want to know some connections passing through which switches. Some of the switches are layer2. To make it harder, switches are of different brands. Any idea how to achieve that? Regards
Answer Question | January 18, 2010 5:58 AM
Layer 2 switches, Layer2 switches connectivity, Network hardware, Switches
How can we do MAC address binding in Layer 2 (L2) and Layer 3 (L3) switches?
Answer Question | January 25, 2011 12:17 AM
L3 Switches, Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switches, MAC address, Network equipment, Network hardware, Networking, Routing and switching
like layer 2 protocol in cisco called VTP , while in hp procurve is called GARP , I need to know the other similarities in both for layer 2,3
Answer Question | August 30, 2009 9:26 AM
Cisco, Cisco switches, Cisco VTP, GARP, Generic Attribute Registration Protocol, HP, HP switches, Layer 2, Layer 2 switches, Layer 3, Layer 3 switches, Network protocols, Switch configuration, Switches, VLAN Trunk Protocol
Why do we use Layer 3 (L3) switches, and how are they different from Layer 2 (L2) switches?
Answer Question | February 26, 2013 10:06 PM
L3 Switches, Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switches, Layer switching, Networking, Networking Equipment, Networking hardware, SDN
If in a single L2 Switch, IPs of the same range can communicate – then what’s the need of creating a VLAN for different IP range? Can two switches (having VLAN defined in each) communicate without the help of Layer-3 device? Thank you.
Answer Question | October 11, 2011 8:02 PM
IP range, Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switches, Network design, Switch configuration, Switches, VLAN
What role does an Ethernet layer 2 switch play in virtual local-area networks (VLAN)?
Answer Question | August 21, 2008 3:57 PM
Ethernet, Layer 2 switches, Switches, VLAN, VLAN software
What’s the difference between a layer 2 & layer 3 switch?
Answer Question | April 18, 2013 11:35 AM
Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switches, Switches