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Hi,,

 I have connectic cisco 1841 router with cisco 2960 swich .
i f make port of as layer 3 port , what diffrence it will make
so on port i gave command as no switchport.
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when your port is not switchport it will act as router's port (as if it is a single port within vlan with ip address applied to vlan).
This is a unique cisco feature, for other vendors you should use vlan with ip address bound to a single port.
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So this switch will show mw all routes in switch , that are present in router.
Is there is any advantage of using , this, if any example that willl be grate
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there is no much benefits. if you want to exchange routes between router and switch, you should launch routing protocols between them (like rip or ospf)
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hm, but your switch is L2, so there is no routing protocols available.
so don't need no switchported interfaces on 2960
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