Category: VLANS and Trunking

Cisco – Configure Cisco Catalyst 3560 VLANs

You may use the following method to configure Virtual LANs (VLANs) on a Cisco Catalyst 3560 switch. VLANs allow you to segment a layer 2 switched network by increasing the number of layer 2 broadcast domains and decreasing their size. Additionally, VLANs provide an added measure of network security. Begin by entering global configuration mode…


Cisco – Configure Cisco Catalyst 3560 Switch Trunk

You may use the following method to configure a Cisco Catalyst3560 switch port as a trunk. In this example we will use the FastEthernet 0/24 port. Begin by entering global configuration mode and specifying the port, FastEthernet 0/24, that will be configured as a trunk port. Next, we must specify the version of trunking we…