How should I configure the smartport on a catalyst express 500 switch if I am connecting a non-cisco switch like a small linksys. I dont think I can make the smartport a switch because it tries to trunk?? right??
And if I leave it as a PC it complains abouting having to many devices connected to it.
Would having it configured as something like an access point work??
Now, I noticed something very odd, I kept the switch option selected on the port on the ce 500 that the linksys was plugged in to and the devices plugged in downstream behind the linksys all kept the correct VLAN assignment. Phones were in the voice vlan and PC's were in the data vlan. Does not really make sense to me how this is working??
[toc:faq]The ProblemOn traditional switches whenever we have a trunk
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...
[toc:faq]Introduction:Netdr is a tool available on a RSP720, Sup720 or
Sup32 that allows one to capture packets on the RP or SP inband. The
netdr command can be used to capture both Tx and Rx packets in the
software switching path. This is not a substitut...
IntroductionOSPF, being a link-state protocol, allows for every router
in the network to know of every link and OSPF speaker in the entire
network. From this picture each router independently runs the Shortest
Path First (SPF) algorithm to determine the b...