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VLAN Trunking

What is VLAN trunking? How does it work?
Asked by: icarunprasad | Member Since Nov-2010 | Asked on: Nov 29th, 2010

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VLAN trunking enables single network adapter to act as "n" number of virtual network adapters,
"n" has a theoretical upper limit of 4096 VLAN network segments.
However it is limited to 1000 VLAN network segments.
Trunking brings in higher performance of physical interfaces and cabling at a lower cost.
It increases flexibility and is a perfect addition to firewalls.
In VLAN Trunking, the network switch, adapter and drivers supports "VLAN tagging".

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