Copyright 2003 VTP Implementation There are two types of VTP advertisements: 1. Requests from clients that want information at bootup 2. Responses from servers There are three types of VTP messages: 1. Advertisement requests 2. Summary advertisements 3. Subset advertisements
Copyright 2003 VTP Configuration 1. Determine the version number of VTPs that will be used. 2. Decide whether this switch is to be a member of an existing management domain or whether a new domain should be created. If a management domain exists, determine the name and password of the domain. 3. Choose a VTP mode for the switch.
Copyright 2003 Inter-VLAN Issues and Solutions Two of the most common issues that arise in a multiple-VLAN environment are as follows: –The need for end-user devices to reach nonlocal hosts –The need for hosts on different VLANs to communicate