VTP client mode (Cisco)

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VTP client mode (Cisco)

Technology: Switching
Area: VLANs
Vendor: Cisco
Software: 12.X , 15.X
Platform: Catalyst platforms

VTP Client mode Sends/forwards VTP advertisements and Synchronizes VLAN configuration information with other switches.

switch(config)#vtp domain Grandmetriclabs.com
switch(config)#vtp password cisco
switch(config)#vtp mode client


To verify the VTP mode use:

switch#show vtp status
VTP Version : 1
Configuration Revision : 0
Maximum VLANs supported locally : 1005
VTP Operating Mode : Client
VTP Domain Name :
VTP Pruning Mode : Disabled
VTP V2 Mode : Disabled
VTP Traps Generation : Disabled


Check how to configure VTP server mode on Cisco switch.

Author: Marcin Bialy