unmanage switch connected to the manage switch through trunk port

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Jun 18th, 2009
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hi,gurus

I want to connecct unmanaged swith to the managed switch through trunk port.


If i configured switchport on managed switch like below


interface fa0/1

swichport

switchport mode trunk

switchport trunk native vlan 5


what will be result?machine connnected on unmanaged switch can communicate with vlan 5 member on managed switch?

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Leo Laohoo Thu, 06/18/2009 - 20:42
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This depends entirely upon the make and model of your un-managed switch. Some newer-built switch doesn't care whether it's an access or a trunk port but older switch can be a pain.

glen.grant Fri, 06/19/2009 - 04:55
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Why would you want to make it a trunk port if its a unmanaged switch ? Just make it an access port .

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