What is port based VLAN?

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What is port based VLAN?

A port-based VLAN configuration lets you assign ports on the switch to a VLAN. The number of VLANs is limited to the number of ports on the switch. In a basic port-based VLAN configuration, ports with the same VLAN ID are placed into the same VLAN. One port can be a member of multiple VLANs.

How do I assign a port to a VLAN in Aruba?

Creating and Updating VLANs

  1. Navigate to the Configuration > Network > VLANs page.
  2. Click Add a VLAN to create a new VLAN.
  3. In the VLAN ID field, enter a valid VLAN ID.
  4. To add physical ports to the VLAN, select Port.
  5. (Optional) Click the Wired AAA Profile drop-down list to assign an AAA profile to a VLAN.

What are two types of ports for VLANs?

Different Types of Switch Ports

  • Access Ports. An access port belongs to and carries the traffic of only one VLAN.
  • Trunk Ports. A trunk port carries the traffic of multiple VLANs and by default is a member of all VLANs in the VLAN database.
  • Tunnel Ports.

Can multiple VLANs be assigned to a port?

It is possible. You can have three vlans on one port if the switch configuration allows it. Mine allows one for data and one for VoIP. The quick answer is yes, That’s called a trunk.

Which VLANs Cannot be used?

VLANs 3968 to 4047 and 4094 are reserved for internal use; these VLANs cannot be changed or used. The VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) is a Layer 2 messaging protocol that maintains VLAN consistency by managing the addition, deletion, and renaming of VLANs within a VTP domain.

How do I create a VLAN interface?

How-to Bring Up a VLAN Interface Assigned to a LAN Ethernet Port That Has an Up/down Status

  1. The VLAN must exist and be active in the VLAN database.
  2. At least one switched port in the VLAN (access or trunk) must be up.
  3. That port must be in the STP forwarding state.

How do I enter VLAN config mode?

Config-vlan In global configuration mode, enter the vlan vlan-id command. To exit to global configuration mode, enter the exit command. To return to privileged EXEC mode, enter the end command, or press Ctrl-Z. VLAN configuration From privileged EXEC mode, enter the vlan database command.

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