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Using more than 1000 VLAN Ids with VTP

How do I overcome the 1000 VLAN Id limitation with VTP ?

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Re: Using more than 1000 VLAN Ids with VTP

Hi,

you need VTP version 3 for that matter or set the switches to transparent. Unfortunately VTPv3 is only available in CatOS 8.1(1) or later. See also

Understanding How VTP Version 3 Works

VTP version 3 differs from earlier VTP versions in that it does not directly handle VLANs. VTP version 3 is a protocol that is only responsible for distributing a list of opaque databases over an administrative domain. When enabled, VTP version 3 provides the following enhancements to previous VTP versions:

•Support for extended VLANs.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/products_configuration_guide_chapter09186a008019f048.html#wp1017196

Hope this helps! Please rate all posts.

Regards, Martin

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Re: Using more than 1000 VLAN Ids with VTP

hmm

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Re: Using more than 1000 VLAN Ids with VTP

Are you sure we need VTP version 3 in such cases. As far as I remember VTP v2 with VTP mode transparent should give you 4094 VLANS.

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