Switch configuration change & VTP

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Jul 3rd, 2009
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I intend to change some configuration of oneof Coreswitch (6500) which is the standby member from HSRPgroup.

My concern is, if i change it in running powered mode, will this be affected by vtp client overwrite & other vtp issues.

Should i remove the uplink connections, configure the switch & then power it up?

Even then , would it be overwritten by other client ( edge switch ) configuration somehow during power on.

Or should i power on back after changing the mode to transparent & later put it back to client & server.

Please help to clear this confusion


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Giuseppe Larosa Sun, 07/05/2009 - 11:40
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Hello Sunny,

if you change the VTP domain name and/or use VTP mode transparent the switch retains the current vlan database and beco mes indipendent from the others.

If you then reverts back to the original VTP domain name and a vtp mode client or server the vlan database will be updated by the others.

However, I didn't understand what is the change you would like to do: it is a good idea to explain what exactly you want to do: HSRP is a L3 feature and any change to it is not related to VTP that is a signalling protocol at OSI L2.

Hope to help



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