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Mar 9 2009   5:14AM GMT

VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) Overview – Series 4



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Tags:
Cisco
Cisco Catalyst Switches
Cisco Proprietary
GVRP
IEEE
Layer 2
Switches
VLAN Trunking Protocol
VTP
VTP Domain
VTP Overview
What is VTP

What do you think what happens? If a new Cisco Catalyst® switch is placed between any two VTP domains, the Cisco Catalyst® switch will join the VTP domain identified by the first VTP update it receives. Just check the below example.

 

 

The VTP domain can be changed to another in a Cisco Catalyst® switch by using the CLI prompt, this is the only way you can change.

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