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How to configure static route on Cisco router

Static route is form of routing protocol used to route or link up different networks on a router. It’s a manual entry on the router configuration that sends traffic to specific network to a known route. All static routes must…
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Interior Gateway Protocol (IGP)

IGP – Interior Gateway Protocol is used to exchange routing information between multiple routers in Autonomous System (single organization network). It consists group of other routing protocols such as Open Shortest Path (OSPF), Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Intermediate System to…
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Extend Trace Route (Tracert)

Trace Route is command based tool that is widely used to trace the data path to the destination device. For example, to check the path from my router to spidertip.com. I would type trace rout spidertip.com and that would show…
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Stacking Cisco Switches – Useful commands

Switch stacking is process of combining two or more switches into single switch by using special cable called Stacking-cable and connecting them through their StackWise ports. Stacked switches become single unit switch. TO build a stcking, the OIS must be…
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VTP Prunning is way to reduce broadcast traffic going to unnecessary switches on your LAN especially when VTP is enabled. To enable VTP Prunning on your Cisco switch, use the commands below: SW03#conf t Enter configuration commands, one per line.…
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How to Configure VTP (VLAN Trunking Port Protocol)?

VTP or VLAN Trunking Protocol is a protocol to automatically propagates VLAN configurations across the switches on your LAN. The main benefit of using VTP is to distribute VLAN database on all switches. Ideally the only manual thing you would…
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Show Cisco Switch Trunk Ports

A trunk-port is a port configured to pass frames including broadcast frames through multiple VLAN switches. Its main purpose is to carry multi-vlan traffic through single port using unique identifying tags. You could use universal 802.1Q protocol or Cisco proprietary…
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