Chapter 8. Cisco Catalyst Switches

Cisco Catalyst Switches

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Identifying the functions that Cisco Catalyst switches perform in a Cisco IP telephony solution

  • The three options for powering Cisco IP Phones

  • The two types of PoE that Cisco Catalyst switches provide and the Cisco Catalyst switches that support PoE

  • Identifying the commands to configure PoE on Cisco Catalyst switches

  • Configuring dual VLANs on a single port on a Cisco Catalyst switch so that the IP Phones reside in a separate VLAN

  • Configuring CoS on Cisco Catalyst switches so that voice traffic has priority over data traffic as it travels throughout the ...

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