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CCNA Data Center DCICN 640-911 Official Cert Guide by Chad Hintz, Wendell Odom

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VLAN Trunking Configuration and Verification

So far, we have discussed configuring a single switch with multiple VLANs. The next step is to see how we can extend a single or multiple VLANs between multiple switches using VLAN trunking. Trunking configuration between two Cisco switches can be very simple if you just statically configure trunking. NX-OS trunking requires only some straightforward configuration. Because Cisco Nexus switches support only the more modern trunking option (802.1Q), NX-OS does not need a configuration command to define the type of trunking. You could literally add one interface subcommand for the switch interface on each side of the link (switchport mode trunk), and you would create a VLAN trunk that supported all the ...

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