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Aug 25th, 2007
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I have three higher end switch and connected like these


Switch 1 ( VTP server ) -Switch 2 Client-Switch 3 client.


Now i want to create vlan 100 in Switch 1, which is broadcast in swtich 2&3.


My question

1) I want to add port 0/2 of Switch 2 and Port 0/2 of Switch 3 in Vlan 100. Can it possible ? 2) what out put i am getting in show vlan brief in all the vlan.


-Thanks

Vinod

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Mohamed Sobair Sat, 08/25/2007 - 03:38
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Vinod,


1st, All you have to do is to make sure all switches are connected via trunk ports.


2nd, assigning the vlan to the port is simply by issuing the following:


SW2:

int f0/2

switch port access vlan 100


SW3:

int f0/2

switch port access vlan 100


The Sh vlan br command, will show you which ports assigned for which vlans along with its naming and the Activity status.

vinodbharwani Sat, 08/25/2007 - 04:27
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Hi msobier123


My question is if both port are f0/2 in different switc?


show vlan brief

vlan 100 - F0/2 F0/2


How can this possible ? please clarify



Mohamed Sobair Sat, 08/25/2007 - 05:00
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Hi Vinod,


If you issue this command (sh vlan br), it will show you the ports those parts of the active vlan on the same switch.


for example:


you configured vlan 100 on SW2, and assigned port 3,3 respectively to the same vlan..

when issuing (sh vlan br) the out put will be:


vlan 100 active f0/2 , f0/3


the above output implies the status of SW2 and has nothing to do with SW3.


Regards,

Mohamed Sobair

Pavel Bykov Sat, 08/25/2007 - 09:16
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VLANs in same VTP domains are interconnected using TRUNKS.


If you have same VTP domain (which you have, since you have working VTP) then:

VLAN #2 on one switch will be interconnected with VLAN 2 on other switches!


They are interconnected using Spanning Tree Protocol.

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