I just purchased a bunch of 2960S WS-C2960S-48FPD-L switches that I will use as distribution layer switches. My top of rack switch is a 3750 switch running layer 3 with locally distributed VLAN's.
I want to connect each 2960S to the 3750 via port 48 and port 47 using etherchannel trunks BUT I was curious as to pros and cons of doing this vs using the GBIC ports 1 and 2. Do the gig ports on the 2960S share an ethernet controller vs the GBIC ports having their own ethernet controller?
This document gives several answers on frequently asked questions for PFRv3 channel state behavior.
Q1: What are all the channel operational states from a BR (border role) perspective and what are the rules/conditions to be in each st...
The need was to reach an host inside a LAN through a VPN connection managed by the LAN gateway (Cisco 1921).
The LAN gateway performs NAT and there was a dedicate nat rule for the host i wanted to reach through VPN.
I couldn't connect to the hos...
We have 3 identical switches configured by someone else and would like to claim some of the Gigabit ports(G1/G2/G3/G4) for use on servers. When we try to change the wiring and configuration, we run in to connectivity issues. Attached is a des...