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SNMP -- String Read only

Question: I would like to know is the Read only SNMP string is able to retrieve/read the full config? I got vendor request for SNMP read-only string, i wonder if they can read running-config of my WS-C3560X-24T-L by pulling with read-only right, they...

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Private VLAN (PVLAN) on Cisco switch

The definition of Private VLAN is: Virtual LAN (VLAN) is a mechanism to divide a broadcast domain into several logical broadcast domains. Private VLAN is an extension to the VLAN standard, already available in several (most recent) physical switches....

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OSPF route selection rules

As you know, OSPF goes through the following process to select the best (candidate) routes: Run intra-area SPF for every area to which the router is connected; Run inter-area and external route selection process (actually a distance-vector calculation,...

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Cisco ospf router-id

Question: The rules for assigning the OSPF router-id to a router or a 3-layer switch like WS-C3560X-24T-L (if no router-id is configured manually, the highest ip of the loopback interfaces is used. If no loopback interfaces then the highest ip of physical...

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Vtp mode question

Question: so i have 3 switches. switch A connected to switch B and B connected to C. Switch A is a vtp server vtp version 2 Switch B is a VTP Transpernt mode Version 2 Switch C is a VTP Client mode version 2 all connections are trunking no pruning involved,...

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The local proxy ARP

What does this feature do? This feature is used to enable an interface-local proxying of ARP requests. Activation will make the router answer all ARP requests on configured subnet, even for clients that shouldn't normally need routing. Uses This is primarily...

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VTP vlan updates

Question: I am following same topology as mentioned in the INE labs. Initially I had all WS-C3560X-24T-L switches configured as a SERVER. Everything was working fine in terms of VLAN updates through out the topology. I am getting following issue after...

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Cisco 3560X -- dhcp feature

The Cisco DHCP server feature is a full implementation that assigns and manages IP addresses from specified address pools to DHCP clients. After a DHCP client has booted, the client begins sending packets to its default router. The IP address of the default...

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Switches and subnetting

Question: 1. can switch WS-C3560X-24T-L read an IP address or can they understand IP address? I connected 3 PCs with different subnet mask to switch ports and they were not able to talk to each other, but when they are in the same network, they can communicate....

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CAM AND ARP

Question: I'm a bit confused about a detail in the switch adresses learning process: Switch WS-C2960S-24TS-L has an empty bridging table. Has 2 PC's connected PC1 sends a PING to PC2 (so A learns PC1 MAC) As switch A doesn't know PS2, it floods the packet....

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