Chapter 6. VLAN Trunking Protocol

<feature><title>This chapter covers the following topics that you need to master for the CCNP BCMSN exam:</title>
  • VLAN Trunking Protocol—. This section presents Cisco VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) for VLAN management in a campus network.

  • VTP Configuration—. This section covers the Catalyst switch commands used to configure VTP.

  • VTP Pruning—. This section details traffic management by pruning within VTP domains, along with the commands needed for configuration.

  • Troubleshooting VTP—. This section gives a brief summary of things to consider and commands to use when VTP is not operating properly.


When VLANs are defined and used on switches throughout an enterprise or campus network, the administrative overhead ...

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