Cisco Networking

Configuring VTP

What is VLAN trunking protocol and why to use it?VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) is a Cisco proprietary protocol that propagates the definition of Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN) between switching systems. VTP carries VLAN information to all the switches in a VTP domain and advertisements are sent over 802.1Q trunks. Read more…

By Joe Conklin, ago
Cisco Networking

Configuring VLANs

What are vlans and why to use them?A virtual LAN (VLAN) is any broadcast domain that is partitioned and isolated in a computer network at the data link layer (OSI layer 2). VLANs work by applying tags to network packets and creating the appearance and functionality of network traffic that Read more…

By Joe Conklin, ago