We have dozens of switches around our sites. We use VLAN 3 for VoIP. It's becoming unmanageable tagging only those ports which have VoIP devices plugged into them as, invariably, the socket designation on the wall/patch panel unavoidably differs from the port number on the switch.
What are the dangers of simply tagging ALL ports with this VLAN, given that less than 10% of them will ever have a device plugged in which can make use of that traffic?
In theory yes you can tag all the ports but I really would not recommend it at all. Basically each tagged port (i.e. all of them) will get all traffic broadcasts for the VOIP network, resulting in network
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