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Friday, June 25, 2010

VLan- Seperating voice and Data Traffic

Catalyst switches can issue the "switchport voice vlan number" command to separate voice and data traffic by utilizing CDP to communicate with a Cisco IP phone connected to that port. what is the best practice for separating voice and data traffic on the same port with non-Cisco IP phones?

Tips :

We can do this manually or dynamically via a protocol like CDP. For the dynamic option we should be looking for the endpoints to support LLDP-Med:


Please click here for more details on LLDP-MED and Cisco Discovery Protocol.

Please click here for more details on Link Layer Discovery Protocol.

Do research this and test it out before going to production.

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