VLAN configuration at the switch

Before your VLAN configuration is complete, you must configure each of the switches which will be connected to the VLAN interfaces. The process will be different depending on which switch you are using; in this section, we will first discuss switch configuration in general, and then walk through a concrete example of VLAN switch configuration.

There will be differences in switch configuration depending on who the manufacturer is and what type of switch it is; however, all switch configurations include at least the following steps:

  1. Trunk ports (the ports that connect the switch with the router and other switches) must be configured.
  2. The VLANs must be created.
  3. Ports must be assigned to the VLANs.

Some switches also require ...

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