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assigning ports to multiple VLANS

I will have an HP ProCurve  2510G-24 with two uplink ports trunked to an HP Procurve 2510G-48. In addition, I want to put a wireless access point for the guest wireless in the office on the 2510-24 (for phones and smart devices) and create a separate VLAN for that traffic. The access point traffic is going to travel along the trunked uplink ports but can I add the trunked ports to the access point VLAN as well as the main VLAN. The end goal is to have the guest wifi network available in a room where the signal is currently poor and have that traffic travel across the trunked ports but in its own VLAN. That way there will be a wired connection between the two guest WIFI access points.
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Elessar1

8/22/2022 - Mon
Akinsd

I think this question is not quite clear.

A trunked port can not be assigned to a VLAN. Trunk ports only pass multiple vlans through.

If I should rephrase your question, I'm assuming you have wireless access point already but the signal is very weak in a particular room

If that's the case, all you need is a repeater to broaden the signal in that room.

Please rephrase the question of my version is incorrect
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Rick_O_Shay

The simple answer is that by design trunk ports carry as many VLANs as you want over them.

So if you have device ports in a VLAN on each switch and add that VLAN to the trunk port, at both ends, they will have layer 2 connectivity.
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Thank you, RealJ. You understood the question correctly - it was from the HP perspective since other devices have other commands/capabilities. Yes, I use STP to prevent looping.
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Rick_O_Shay is also correct. Thank you.