pkhatri Thu, 04/20/2006 - 20:30
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Hi Gopal,


They are one and the same thing...dot1q is simply used as an abbreviation for 802.1q.


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gopal_4476 Thu, 04/20/2006 - 20:42
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Hi pkhatri,


thanks for your immediate reply


still i am confused... could you explain it in detail


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Gopal

pkhatri Thu, 04/20/2006 - 20:45
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Gopal,


What I am saying is that there is no difference between saying 802.1q and dot1q - they refer to the same thing.


The IEEE 802.1q specifies a 4-byte header which can be used in order to tag ethernet frames in order to associated them with a virtual LAN. The actual VLAN ID is 12 bits, giving you a theoretical maximum of 4096 VLANs.


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csco10837896 Thu, 04/20/2006 - 21:05
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Hi,


802.1Q & dot1q one at same.


802.1Q its IEEE standard .


When you are trying to configure on switch command is dot1q


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