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CCNA Self-Study (ICND Exam): Extending Switched Networks with Virtual LANs

Chapter Description

Steve McQuerry discusses how VLANs operate to provide more effective networks by controlling broadcasts in your network.

Summary

This chapter discussed how VLANs operate to provide more effective networks by controlling broadcasts in your network. To configure VLANs on a Catalyst switch, you must first configure VTP to administer VLANs. Therefore, you learned how VTP operates and how it is configured. You also learned how to create a trunk link to carry all VLAN traffic, and how to configure a VLAN. Finally, this chapter discussed the verification of Spanning Tree operations, including the following:

  • How VLANs operate

  • How to configure VTP

  • How to configure a trunk

  • How to configure a VLAN

  • How to verify Spanning Tree operations

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