I would like to create a management network that I can use to manage network devices, iLO cards, and things of the such.
I am looking to find the best way of going about this. For my Cisco gear, would making loopback interfaces be a good idea? If so do you have any advice on how to configure? (I am not sure how to restrict management access to only the loopback)
Or should I just a SVI mapped to a VLAN that is not used on any access ports and use that for management?
Any ideas on how to seperate this? ultimately I only want a few IP addresses and a management VPN to be able to access this management network.