Day: January 22, 2019

virtual trunking protocol
Networking

What is Virtual Trunking Protocol (VTP)

In order to fulfill many different goals in a growing network, we need to configure multiple VLANs. For instance, in a network with 36 switches, you might need to configure 10 independent VLANs on each of these switches. This means you are gong to need to configure a total of 360 VLANs! Virtual Trunking Protocol (VTP) […]

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Virtual Lan 1
Networking

An introduction to Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs)

The objective of this article is to explain how to divide a physical network into several separate logical networks with Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs). We will also describe the benefits of breaking a broadcast domain and adding more security to the network. What is VLAN Virtual LANs (VLANs) allow a single LAN to be […]

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broadcast collision doman
Networking

Broadcast domain vs. Collision domain

There are two important terms in realm of computer networking: Collision Domains and Broadcast Domains. These normally come together but they’re very different. Before starting to see what these terms mean, let’s review some of the concepts you need to understand. Broadcast:  A data link layer 2 messages sent to all devices attached to the same […]

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