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Cisco LAN Switching Fundamentals by Basir Sakandar - CCIE No. 6040, David Barnes - CCIE No. 6563

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Configuring VTP/VLAN/Trunk

Figure 4-8 illustrates multiple switches across the campus network. IEEE 802.1Q is used for trunking method. VLANs 2 and 3 are configured as well. VTP is used to propagate the VLAN information to the rest of the switches.

Figure 4-8. Configure Switch1 for VTP/VLAN/Trunk

The first thing to do is define the VTP domain, which allows VTP to manage switches that are under its domain. This command is programmed on all four switches:

set vtp domain cisco

VTP domain names and passwords are case sensitive. A VTP domain name is only required for server/client mode. By default, Cisco switches will operate in server mode. For ...

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