VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) & VTP Modes

What is a VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)? “VTP allows a network manager to configure a switch so that it will propagate VLAN configurations to other switches in the network” VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) is a Cisco proprietary Layer 2 messaging…
How to Upgrade Cisco 2950 Switch?

While many of you may be familiar with Cisco router upgrades, upgrading the IOS on a Catalyst 2950 switch is different. It uses a few different commands, and the IOS and other files come compressed in a .tar file. Let’s…

Interface configuration is one of the most important configurations of the switch. Without interfaces, the switch is useless. Interface configurations must be exact to be able to communicate with other devices. Interface configuration will be presented for three different devices…