We are in process of deploying 3850, 4500X and 5525X in our environment and i wanted to know what benefit is received when the dedicated management port on these devices is used instead of the regular data ports.
I specific would like to know -
1. Does the mgt port has a different backplane so in case the switch hangs we would still have its inband access vis the mgt ports ?
2. What feature difference is present between the regular data ports and management ports ?
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interface we use the VLAN tag to demultiplex the VLANs. The switch needs
to determine which MAC Address table to look in for a forwarding
decision. To do this we require the switch to do...
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Sup32 that allows one to capture packets on the RP or SP inband. The
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