Chapter 8. Understanding and Configuring Inter-VLAN Routing


This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Understanding and Configuring Inter-VLAN Routing

  • Understanding and Configuring a Router on a Stick

  • Verifying Inter-VLAN Routing Configurations

  • Understanding and Configuring IP Broadcast Forwarding Across VLANs


Previous chapters emphasized Layer 2 features and their integration in the multilayer switched network. This and the following chapters discuss, in detail, the importance of Layer 3 routing and its advantages and integration in the multilayer switched network.

Network topologies generally associate VLANs with individual networks or subnetworks. VLANs, as discussed in Chapter 4, “Implementing and Configuring ...

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