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NX-OS and Cisco Nexus Switching: Next-Generation Data Center Architectures by David Jansen - CCIE No. 5952, Ron Fuller - CCIE No. 5851, Kevin Corbin - CCIE No. 11577

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Chapter 2. Layer 2 Support and Configurations

The Nexus line of switches provides a robust Layer 2 feature set. This chapter covers common implementations and syntax for Layer 2 features such as virtual local-area networks (VLANS), Private VLANs (PVLANS), Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Unidirectional Link Detection (UDLD), and Virtual Port Channel (vPC).

This chapter covers the following topics, as they relate to the Nexus family of switches:

Layer 2 overview: Describes the functionality of layer 2 features and interfaces for the Nexus family of switches

VLANs and Private VLANs: Describes VLAN and Private VLAN support available within the Nexus family of switches

Spanning Tree Protocol: Outlines the different STP options available within ...

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