Inter-Switch Link (ISL) overview

Jun 30,95

Inter-Switch Link (ISL) is a Cisco proprietary protocol for frame tagging. Since it is a propriatery protocol, it can be …

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Frame tagging explained

Jun 28,95

Frame tagging is used to identify the VLAN that the frame belongs to in a network with multiple VLANs. The …

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Access and trunk ports explained

Jun 27,95

Each port on a Cisco switch can be configured as either an access or a trunk port. The type of …

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VLANs explained

Jun 26,95

VLANs (Virtual LANs) are logical grouping of devices in the same broadcast domain. VLANs are configured on switches by placing …

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Assign static MAC address

Jun 25,95

Although Cisco switches dynamically build the MAC address table by using the MAC source address of the received frames, you …

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Assign the switch IP address

Jun 24,95

By default, Cisco switches perform Ethernet frames forwarding without any configuration. This means that you can buy a Cisco switch, …

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