vtp error

Posted on 2011-10-11
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I am having a problem adding vlan 1012 to my cisco switch.  I have the switch in server mode.  Can you tell me what's causing the problem?

*Mar  2 09:12:04.389: %PM-2-VLAN_ADD: Failed to add VLAN 1012 - VTP error.

*Mar  2 09:12:20.294: %SYS-5-CONFIG_I: Configured from console by consolep status
VTP Version capable             : 1 to 3
VTP version running             : 1
VTP Domain Name                 : newunit
VTP Pruning Mode                : Disabled
VTP Traps Generation            : Enabled
Device ID                       : 0007.7d5b.c600
Configuration last modified by at 3-1-93 01:03:41
Local updater ID is on interface Vl7 (lowest numbered VLAN interface found)

Feature VLAN:
VTP Operating Mode                : Server
Maximum VLANs supported locally   : 1005
Number of existing VLANs          : 15
Configuration Revision            : 15
MD5 digest                        : 0x5B 0x23 0x1F 0xCF 0x57 0x14 0x91 0xD5
                                    0xE1 0xAF 0xA0 0xC3 0xB9 0x5E 0x11 0xAB
Question by:FREDARCE
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DonConsolio earned 2000 total points
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1-4094 when the enhanced software image is installed and
1 to 1005 when the standard software image is installed.

do you have enhanced ?

Author Comment

ID: 36953109
how do you tell?  Below is the sh version:

Cisco IOS Software, C3750E Software (C3750E-UNIVERSALK9-M), Version 12.2(58)SE2,
Technical Support: http://www.cisco.com/techsupport
Copyright (c) 1986-2011 by Cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Thu 21-Jul-11 01:23 by prod_rel_team

ROM: Bootstrap program is C3750E boot loader
BOOTLDR: C3750E Boot Loader (C3750X-HBOOT-M) Version 12.2(58r)SE, RELEASE SOFTWA

ny4prdswi-wan1 uptime is 1 day, 10 hours, 40 minutes
System returned to ROM by power-on
System image file is "flash:/c3750e-universalk9-mz.122-58.SE2/c3750e-universalk9

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License Level: ipbase
License Type: Permanent
Next reload license Level: ipbase

cisco WS-C3750X-24S (PowerPC405) processor (revision A0) with 524288K bytes of m
Processor board ID FDO1520Z024
Last reset from power-on
2 Virtual Ethernet interfaces
1 FastEthernet interface
28 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
2 Ten Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
The password-recovery mechanism is enabled.

512K bytes of flash-simulated non-volatile configuration memory.
Base ethernet MAC Address       : 00:07:7D:5B:C6:00
Motherboard assembly number     : 73-13061-03
Motherboard serial number       : FDO152104UF
Model revision number           : A0
Motherboard revision number     : A0
Model number                    : WS-C3750X-24S-S
Daughterboard assembly number   : 800-32727-02
Daughterboard serial number     : FDO152105NX
System serial number            : FDO1520Z024
Top Assembly Part Number        : 800-33746-01
Top Assembly Revision Number    : A0
Version ID                      : V01
CLEI Code Number                : CMMFF00ARA
Hardware Board Revision Number  : 0x04

Switch Ports Model              SW Version            SW Image
------ ----- -----              ----------            ----------
*    1 30    WS-C3750X-24S      12.2(58)SE2           C3750E-UNIVERSALK9-M

Configuration register is 0xF
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Expert Comment

ID: 36957150
I believe you need to change your vtp version to 3 instead of version 1. Then try it.

Author Comment

ID: 36982753
was able to add extended vlans by switching to transparent mode.  Is there any downside to doing this?

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