ccbootcamp Thu, 12/06/2007 - 14:40
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Do you have the two switches connected to each other with a stacking cable?


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whiteford Thu, 12/06/2007 - 14:48
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Sorry this is a new area for me, I haven't linked them yet, I thought I could use and ethernet cable.


ccbootcamp Thu, 12/06/2007 - 14:50
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Use the stacking cable. You'll have better thoughput and you can manage both switches from one switch. then you can configure VTP, vlans, whatever, and you'll be all set.


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williamsdo@si.edu Thu, 12/06/2007 - 14:50
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If you use ethernet make sure you make the port a trunk link so it will carry data for all vlans configured on your switches.

whiteford Thu, 12/06/2007 - 22:51
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Hi, what are the commands to configure the trunk ports on those switches?


Thanks


williamsdo@si.edu Thu, 12/06/2007 - 14:48
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Hi, you can use VTP and setup a VTP domain server switch and VTP client on the second switch. This will make vlan management easier because th vlan changes you make on the server will be mirrored on the client switch. You will still have to add the switchport to assigned vlans. VTP work great on large networks but I would use it on small networks also. Click on the link below for config information.

HTH


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst4000/7.3/configuration/guide/vtp.html

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