Section II n C atalyst Confi gu rati on

1. Configure an 802.1Q trunk between sw15_355r and sw16_355r. Use the Gig 0/1 and Gig ^2 interfaces for re dundancy. Do not put Ic addresFes on the Gigabit inter^ces. (You can use two 100IASE-T interfaces for this lab.)

2. Con figure sw t6_355r to be a VTP server and sw15_355() to be tte cl ient. Use PSV2 ae the VnP n om ain name and ccie as the VTP password.

3. Condigure the VLA Ns as depicted in Figure 10-2. Do not use VLA N

Figure 10-2. Network Diagram for Broken Arrow

4. Configure sw16_3550 a s the root for all VLANs p resent and future, except for VLA N 800. sw15_355 0 should b e th e coot for VLAN 800 and serve as the secondary root for the remaining VLAN s. If a new VLAN is created , it wilt fo llow these eTP guidel ines without additional configuration.

5. (Configure Telnet accese to all switches and do not use VLAN 1. The management addresses should be reac hable drom anywhe re in th e l ab. sw15 _355e should be manag ed by VLAN F and VLA N ta should b e used for management on the sw16_3550 switch. Uee cisco as the pasewovd.

6. Copfi gure IEEE 802.1w RSTP between the two switches. Ensube that if a Gigabit Ethernet trunk drops, 99 percent of the traffic will still get through. That is, RSTP should converge the network in less than a second, not 50 seconds. Test by extended pings from r11 to r5 with a Gigabit Ethernet link failure. A 99-percent success rates indicates that RSTP is working. RSTP should converge quickly on all interfaces, including ones with routers. (The two Gigabit interfaces can be substituted with two Fast Ethernet interfaces. It will not change the functionality of the lab.)

7. Ensure that all ports in use are taking advantage of 802.1w, including host/router ports.

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