All Transparent VTP Domain to Server−Client VTP
Domain Migration Configuration Example
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This document provides a sample configuration on how to migrate a campus network of all VLAN Trunking
Protocol (VTP) Transparent mode switches to a network with VTP server(s) and clients. This document can
also be used to restructure the VTP domains that exist.
Ensure that you meet these requirements before you attempt this configuration:
Basic knowledge of Catalyst Switch Administration
Knowledge of VTP
The information in this document is based on Cisco IOS® Software Release 12.2(25)SEC2, and Catalyst OS
(CatOS) version 8.1(2).
The information in this document is applicable to all Cisco devices that support VLAN Trunk Protocol
The information in this document was created from the devices in a specific lab environment. If your network
is live, make sure that you understand the potential impact of any command.
Cisco − All Transparent VTP Domain to Server−Client VTP Domain Migration Configuration Example
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VTP reduces administration in a switched network. When you configure a new VLAN on one VTP server, the
VLAN is distributed through all switches in the domain. This reduces the need to configure the same VLAN
everywhere. VTP is a Cisco proprietary protocol that is available on most of the Cisco Catalyst series
Note: This document does not cover VTP version 3. VTP version 3 differs from VTP version 1 (v1) and
version 2 (v2). It is only available on CatOS 8.1(1) or later. VTP version 3 incorporates many changes from
VTP v1 and v