We have three HP Comware switches in a triangle with each device being at default configuration after enabling Multi-Instance Spanning Tree (MSTP). We’ll be optimizing the network by adding load-balancing for MSTP and across 20 vlans and ... Read More
Link Aggregration Control Protocol (LACP) is used to combine multiple ethernet ports into a bundle. This bundle shows up as one port to spanning tree protocol (STP) allowing multiple connections to occur between switches without blocking. This protocol is also used to connect multiple server links to a switch ... Read More
We are going to show how VLANs are created in VTP server and propagated to other switches and how to stop the propagation, if required.
The switches are in a triangle with switchA as root of the STP and configured with hostnames and ip addresses allowing us to remotely access them ... Read More
Prior to 802.1q, switch vendors used proprietary methods to manage the transfer of VLAN tagged ethernet frames between switches. These methods added the vlan to the frame creating a proprietary frame. Otherwise the other switch would put the frame in the vlan it's port ... Read More