Extending switched networks with virtual LANs - Chapter 3 of CCNA Self-Study: Interconnecting Cisco

Chapter 3 of "CCNA Self-Study" by Steve McQuerry explores how VLANs operate to provide more effective networks by controlling broadcasts in your network. To configure VLANs on a Catalyst switch, you must first configure VTP to administer VLANs. Therefore, you'll learn how VTP operates and how it is configured. You also learn how to create a trunk link to carry all VLAN traffic, and how to configure a VLAN.

Chapter 3 of CCNA Self-Study by Steve McQuerry explores how VLANs operate to provide more effective networks by controlling broadcasts in your network. To configure VLANs on a Catalyst switch, you must first configure VTP to administer VLANs. Therefore, you'll learn how VTP operates and how it is configured. You also learn how to create a trunk link to carry all VLAN traffic, and how to configure a VLAN.

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Excerpted from CCNA Self-Study: Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices by Steve McQuerry (ISBN: 1587051427). Copyright 2004, Cisco Systems, Inc. Reproduced by permission of Pearson Education, Inc., 800 East 96th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Written permission from Pearson Education, Inc. is required for all other uses.
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This was first published in February 2006
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