Tag: Switching

PAGP vs LACP

– EtherChannel protocol allow ports with similar characteristics to form an Bundle through dynamic negotiation(LACP and PAgP) or Forceful enforcement (ON) with connected network devices. While configuring EtherChannel across devices (Switches/Routers), 2
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Nexus 7K vs Nexus 9K

Nexus 7K and 9K are the 2 Cisco families apposite for Data Center environment with Nexus 9K being the new entrant of the 2 flavors and having an
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Default VLAN vs Native VLAN

While configuring switching environments, network engineers get confused with significance of Default VLAN and Native VLAN while using Dot1Q encapsulation over trunk links. Though widely used terms, still
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ISL vs Dot1q

ISL and DOT1Q are 2 encapsulation standards supporting Virtual LANs (VLANs) on an Ethernet network. These are the 2 frame tagging protocols that Cisco supports. The tagging protocol
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What is “VTP Bomb”

is Cisco proprietary protocol and abbreviation for VLAN Trunking Protocol .It propagates VLAN information throughout a network. VTP reduces administration in a switched network. When we configure a
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VLAN vs Subnet

For enthusiasts new to IP Networking terminology,  and IP Subnet terms may look confusing.Many times in technical discussions things like Inter VLAN communication, interchangeably using terms like VLAN A
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Types of ARP

This article is essential for Network administrators who need to understand the  protocols, its types and usage in networking field. This becomes vital for those engaged in Layer
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RSPAN vs ERSPAN

SPAN (Switched Port Analyzer) is a Cisco Proprietary feature which allows to send a copy of traffic passing through ports to another port on the switch.As demand on deep
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ARP vs RARP

stands for Address resolution protocol and is abbreviation for Reverse Address Resolution Protocol. Both are  protocols and are quite similar in some ways. Both use Broadcast in Request
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