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October 31, 2010  2:39 PM

From trunk ports to routed ports – part 3



Posted by: Sulaiman Syed
access, Cisco, client, configuration, core, design, distribution, network, routed, switch, trunk, vtp

This is the final part of the series. In this blog entry, I would post the sequence and the configuration lines that are needed to be done in order to have smooth transition from trunk ports to routed ports. The

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October 27, 2010  3:46 AM

From trunk ports to routed ports – part 2



Posted by: Sulaiman Syed
access, Cisco, core, design, distribution, ip, network, routed, scheme, subnet, trunk, vlan

In this part, I would talk bout the migration from current network, to the proposed network. Figure 1 shows a core layer with two distribution layer, the one on the left is current, and the one on the right is the proposed. Before explaining any further, take note that although user vlans were...


October 23, 2010  1:37 AM

From trunk ports to routed ports – part 1



Posted by: Sulaiman Syed
Cisco, core, design, distribution, infrastructure, loop, ports, routed, stp, switch, trunk

In this post I'll talk about...


October 15, 2010  12:21 PM

Issues with VTP



Posted by: Sulaiman Syed
access, Cisco, issue, switch, trunk, vlan, vtp

Although Vlan Trunking Protocol does its job in distributing vlan database from server to all the other client switches.  It has some major issues when wrongly implemented or trunk negotiation between switches. 1- Always reset the revision number of a switch before adding to production network....


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