Configuration Overview

Figure 7-2 shows a diagram of four switches that are yet to have any connections configured. These four switches comprise the primary components of the network that will be configured and added onto throughout the remainder of this chapter.

Figure 7-2. Four Primary Switches

A mix of platforms, software levels, and interfaces was chosen to provide a variety of configuration examples. Table 7-2 lists the switches in use.

Table 7-2. Switch Information
Switch NamePlatformSoftware TypeSoftware Version(s)
SW16513Native12.1(8b)E16
SW26506Native12.1(8b)E16
SW35500Hybrid4.5(5) Catalyst OS 12.2(10a) IOS
SW44506Native12.1(19)E

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