Many enterprises use multi-vendor switching environment and it takes quite an effort for network administrators to configure and manage different vendor devices. Infact incompatibility of protocols also become quite a headache.
Considering the above, this article gives assistance in configuring trunk between HP Switch and Cisco Switch.
A sample scenario has been created as per below diagram –
As shown above, Cisco Switch is working as Layer 3 Gateway for 2 VLANs (Admin and HR VLAN).HP switches are working as Layer 2 edge switches.
Table below will be referred to while configuring the devices –
I am Rashmi Bhardwaj. I am here to share my knowledge and experience in the field of networking with the goal being - "The more you share, the more you learn."
I am a biotechnologist by qualification and a Network Enthusiast by interest. I developed interest in networking being in the company of a passionate Network Professional, my husband.
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