Scenario-2.3 Branch Office Network Setup – Configure Layer 2 VLANs and Spanning Tree

This is the 3rd configuration challenge in MyVirlLabs Scenario 2 labs based around setting up a medium sized branch office network.

In this the third lab we will be configuring a number of VLANs using one of the network’s VTP servers and then we will setup Spanning Tree and in a way that switches Core-1A will act as the Primary Root Bridge for all VLANs and Core-1B as the Secondary Root Bridge.

We will also optimize Spanning Tree timers by using the optional Diameter keyword.

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Scenario-2.1 Branch Office Network Setup – Configure Universal Switch Settings

The Scene

Scenario-2.1

A Collapsed Core switch layer based on two interconnected Layer 3 switches has been installed in the office server room.

Two pairs of User Access Switches have been installed in two different Wire Closet locations.

Two pairs of User Access Switches have been installed in two different Wire Closet locations.

A Management Server located in the Server Room and two Host-PCs have been installed for future use and will be left powered off for the time being.

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