Cisco Field Manual: Catalyst Switch Configuration
VLANs and Trunking
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See the following sections for configuration information about these topics:
- 6-1: VLAN Configuration—Describes the method for configuring, creating, and configuring VLANs on a switch.
- 6-2: VLAN Port Membership—Explains how to assign a port to a VLAN using static or dynamic methods.
- 6-3: Trunking—Covers the method for extending a VLAN beyond the boundaries of a single switch through tagging mechanisms.
- 6-4: VLAN Trunking Protocol—Describes the Cisco proprietary protocol for maintaining a forwarding path between switches that are trunking and how to prune for unused VLANs.
- 6-5: GVRP—Explains the industry standard process management of traffic across trunk links and how to maintain VLANs on switches for forwarding purposes.
- 6-6: Private VLANs—Explains the feature that allows for more granular traffic control within the VLAN using the private VLAN structure.
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