I just got a new switch and knew nothing about VTP. I had two switches to begin with and just followed the configurations of those. I added a trunk to carry the two VLANs that I use and added all the other ports to match that of the other switches. After trying to understand why this stuff worked I ran into VTP. It just so turns out that my previous switches are running VTP; one server and one client. I checked the mode of the switch I just added and it was added as a server! Everything is running right now but I am scared. It looks like to me that I have 2 servers and one client. Is this possible? I know I didn't enter a password for it to join the VTP domain... is that what is saving me? Here are the show vtp status outputs. The first two are my previous server-client switches and the third is the switch I just added.
Thanks for the comments fellas, you have helped a lot. Since I have two servers now which does the client get the configuration from? Or do the servers sync then give the configuration to the client? Also, why didn't I have to give the new switch a VTP domain password? It looks like it joined the VTP domain by the name but I never entered a password. Also, does trunk information carry over in a VTP domain?
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